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Boosting nutrition for Ethiopian children

During 26-28 March 2012, CIMMYT scientists, partners, and collaborators met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the Inception Planning Workshop of the NuME project. NuME (Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia) is a …


Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia

Nutritious Maize (NuME) is implemented in collaboration with Ethiopian research institutions, international non-governmental organizations, universities and public and private seed companies in Ethiop …


Sasakawa Africa Association celebrates the 100th anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s birth

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) recently joined numerous countries and organizations around the world that have taken time this year to pay tribute to the life and achievements of Dr. Norman Bor …


Uganda team shines at DTMA awards for eastern Africa

By Florence Sipalla/CIMMYT The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project recognized country teams that demonstrated excellence in breeding and disseminating drought-tolerant maize varieties dur …


Farmer evaluation of QPM varieties critical to NuME project success

By Seifu Mahifere/CIMMYT   The Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia project (NuME) is working to promote quality protein maize (QPM) by making sure new varieties fit farmers’ specifications. The project …


Seed technologists benefit from production training

By Adefris Teklewold and Dagne Wegary Developing Ethiopia’s seed sector can help bring quality protein maize (QPM) to people at risk of protein deficiencies, participants in a seed production training …


CIMMYT mourns the passing of Twumasi-Afriyie, creator of the quality protein maize Obatanpa

On 03 January 2013, 63-year-old Ghanaian-born maize breeder Strafford Twumasi-Afriyie succumbed to cancer, leaving a substantive legacy that includes the creation of the world’s most widely-sown quali …


Moving uphill: Maize’s growing role in Ethiopia

CIMMYT E-News, vol 6 no. 1, January 2009   Fueled by high-yielding varieties and national initiatives to promote the crop in highland areas, maize’s popularity is mounting rapidly in Ethiopia. Be …