New varieties of white maize in Pakistan have the potential to both quadruple savings of irrigation water and double crop yields for farmers.
The Haiti Mayi project aims to kick-start a local seed sector, keep famine at bay, end dependence on international aid and reduce imports.
Three major commercial maize seed exporting countries in southern Africa found free from maize lethal necrosis
Three major commercial maize-growing and seed exporting countries in southern Africa were found to be so far free from the deadly maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease.
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant varieties have been delivered to three million farmers across Africa.
CSISA’s Earthquake Recovery Support Program has helped more than 40,000 farmers in earthquake-hit areas of Nepal for over a year.
CIMMYT joined 1,700 delegates from around the globe who participated in the sixth African Green Revolution Forum.
Maize has emerged as a preferred choice for farmers in Karnataka, India.
CIMMYT collaborates with the Cereal Crops Research Institute and Petal Seed, a local seed company in Pakistan to produce new planters.
Two hybrids from CIMMYT developed under the Heat Tolerant Maize for Asia (HTMA) project were ranked first and third during the 2015 All-India Coordinated Maize Program trials.
HTMA’s annual review and planning meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 25-26 July 2016.
Drought tolerant maize can reduce risks for farmers and allow for more consistent crop production in the face of climate variability in southern Africa.
As Ethiopia struggles with its worst drought in 50 years, farmers pin their hopes on seed delivered through emergency seed projects.
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.
Breeding and seed systems must immediately adapt to changing climates if major loss of maize yields is to be avoided, a new report shows.
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.
A training course on maize seed production and seed business management was held from 28-30 March, 2016
AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan
As an El Niño-induced drought continues to devastate southern African food crops, CIMMYT promoted drought-tolerant maize to Malawian politicians.