To develop and scale innovative CSA business models at climate-smart village (CSV) sites in South Asia, a workshop was held at WUR on 4 July 2016.
A new project aims to over double wheat production in target areas of Zambia and Rwanda to help smallholders meet rising demand and cope with high import costs.
A new planter that promotes dry seeding of rice, saves water and increases planting efficiency is being used increasingly in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
A training held from June 13 – 23, 2016 emphasized hand pollination in maize variety development and seed multiplication.
For the first time, Bhutan and Bangladesh are collaborating on evaluating Bangladeshi wheat lines for resistance to yellow and leaf rusts.
A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The 2015-2016 El Niño has led to drought leaving 10.2 million people – more than 1 in 10 Ethiopians – in need of emergency food assistance.
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the expansion of registered hybrid maize and to help increase the crop’s productivity throughout the country.
Nearly 150 scientists, researchers and extension agents attended a field training on conservation agriculture and mechanization for sustainable intensification.
A training course on maize seed production and seed business management was held from 28-30 March, 2016
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan
Farmers in Nepal are benefiting from the work done by the Cereal Systems Initiative of South Asia (CSISA).
CIMMYT Principal Scientist Ortiz-Monasterio appointed as 2017 Global Agronomy Section Vice Chair of the American Society of Agronomy.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Afghan and Indian researchers are collaborating to combat the wheat rust disease Karnal bunt.
Sustainable agricultural technologies: A sure pathway for improving African smallholder farmers’ nutrition and food securityMay 17, 2016
A four-year project concludes with rich evidence that will enable policy makers to support adoption of innovative agricultural technologies by smallholder farmers in Africa Angeline Odero in her maize …
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.