The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in southern Africa and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production f …
B.M. Prasanna at 2017 Borlaug Dialogue on expert panel to discuss the strategic approach for managing the pest menace in Africa.
A new study examines how networks help spread new technologies and innovations in agriculture.
Traditional farming systems in Africa must be updated for today’s climate and market challenges, according to a new article from the University of Queensland.
A two-day regional policy dialogue on scaling conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification in South Asia was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from September 8-9, 2017.
Eleven seed companies shared progress and lessons learned in enhancing Nepal’s seed sector during a recent meeting held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The maize lethal necrosis screening site in Kenya will begin its second screening cycle of 2017 at the end of October.
Afghanistan scientists meet to reflect on achievements after 15 years of Australia-funded wheat research.
Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.
A new study shows that drought tolerant maize varieties can provide farming families in Zimbabwe an extra 9 months of food at no additional cost.
Eighty delegates from across the globe recently gathered at the 6th International Cereal Nematode Symposium in Agadir, Morocco to discuss the spread of nematodes.
A new study identifies the key ways to keep up with India’s rising food demand while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions.
New research reveals the most likely routes for the spread of new wheat stem rust strains.
Modern data systems are essential to monitor, manage and plan actions taken by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
The second generation of tropically adapted haploid inducers developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) are now available for use by interested breeders and institution …
Scientists from across South and Southeast Asia launched a new agenda earlier this week to boost community involvement in developing climate information and extension messaging services across the reg …
Although the full impact of the earthquake is unknown at this time, CIMMYT would like to express condolences to all those affected throughout the country.
People who eat whole grain foods have a lower risk of almost all chronic diseases and are less likely to gain weight as they age, according to nutritionist Julie Miller Jones.
In a blog published by the World Food Prize, Bram Govaerts discusses the need for integration between research and decision-making at all levels including the public policy levels.