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Afghan researchers learn the essentials of wheat rust management

By Rajiv Sharma/CIMMYT Wheat has been receiving a lot of attention ever since new races of destructive fungi emerged, threatening the world’s second most important food crop. The onslaught of stem rus …


Training builds research skills

By Rajiv Sharma /CIMMYT CIMMYT-Afghanistan organized a training event for staff from the Agricultural Research Institute of Afghanistan (ARIA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock …


2nd ARIA-CIMMYT annual maize workshop in Afghanistan: challenges to maize production

Increasing maize production in Afghanistan and defining research imperatives to address its major constraints were the topic of the 2nd Agricultural Research Institute of Afghanistan (ARIA)-CIMMYT mai …


Discussing future research and development in Afghanistan

For over 10 years, CIMMYT has been working assiduously with the national agriculture research system of Afghanistan to contribute to the war-torn country’s sustainable agricultural growth and research …


Australia and CIMMYT continue support for wheat and maize research in Afghanistan

After a decade of successful work in Afghanistan, CIMMYT has begun a new phase of a project supported by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Australian Centre for Inte …


Wheat community meets in Afghanistan for 2nd ARIA-CIMMYT wheat workshop

Bringing together Afghanistan’s wheat stakeholders, the second ARIA-CIMMYT wheat workshop was held during 01-03 September 2012 on the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) campus. T …


Maize research training in Afghanistan

Despite being the fourth most important crop in Afghanistan (covering about 6.5% of the total cereal area of the country and accounting for about 6.8% of the total cereal production), maize has not be …