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Tending her own crops gives Carolina Camacho insights into the challenges farmers face that she could never have learned in a classroom.
Global experts and stakeholders meet to develop fall armyworm emergency plan and management strategy for AfricaApril 25, 2017
NAIROBI, Kenya – Smallholder farmers in eastern, southern and western Africa are facing a major threat to their crops from the fall armyworm, which has so far damaged almost 300,000 hectares of maize. …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. Evangelina Villegas Moreno Tribute to Evangelina Villegas, Co-creator of Quality-Protein Maize and 2000 World Food Prize Laureate El BATAN, MEXICO, 24 APR 2017 — Illustrious …
With appropriate funding, maize yields can continue to increase in extreme heat and drought conditions, scientists say.
David Guerena recently joined CIMMYT as soil scientist-systems agronomist, he leads soils/nutrient management activities in Nepal.
MEDIA ADVISORY What: National Maize Workshop of Pakistan, hosted by the Agricultural Innovation Program for Pakistan (AIP) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) attracting …
Results of recent research into wheat landraces are so promising that the Turkish government has given a certificate of recognition to scientist Emel Ozer, who works with CIMMYT.
Growing up on a small farm in India’s northwest Punjab state, Kanwarpal Dhugga was a young boy when the first Green Revolution wheat varieties arrived in his village.
Smallholder farmers in South Africa can now access and grow new maize varieties with transgenic resistance to stem borers, the most damaging insect pest of maize.
Compiling gender-inclusive data could help scientists understand how to help improve nitrogen fertilizer application practices among smallholder farmers.
Most current food security projections show that staple crop production must double by 2050 to keep up with global need, which will continue to expand.
Akhter Ali always knew he wanted to have an impact on the livelihoods of farmers in Pakistan.
GENNOVATE research reveals communities with numerous women-headed households record high levels of poverty reduction.
In a move to bolster gender equity in agriculture, CIMMYT will launch a series of training courses promoting the integration gender awareness and analysis in research for development.
Small-scale mechanization is becoming more important on farms in Nepal as young people, particularly men, migrate away from rural areas in large numbers.
Xuecai Zhang wants to merge traditional maize breeding methods with new software and other tools to help improve farmers’ yields faster than ever.
A scientist who has advanced the development of nutrient-rich wheat varieties with higher yield potential, disease resistance and improved traits wins Young Scientist Award for Agriculture.
Despite its large-scale impact across Africa, smallholder farming largely remains a low technology, subsistence activity.
Smallholder farmers in eastern and southern Africa are facing a new threat as a plague of intrepid fall armyworms creeps across the region, so far damaging an estimated 287,000 hectares of maize.
Pakistan is releasing quality protein maize for commercial consumption, which could help boost nutrition across the country where nearly half of all children are chronically malnourished.