Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Affordable, Accessible Asian Drought Tolerant Maize Project

Smallholder maize farmers in marginal environments in Asia are prone to drought due to either scanty/erratic rainfall or falling groundwater levels. The Affordable, Accessible, Asian (AAA) Drought Tol …


AAA hybrids move towards commercialization

PLC6 is a term used to refer to an advanced stage of hybrid testing at Syngenta, a partner of the Affordable, Accessible, Asian (AAA) Drought Tolerant Maize Project. Four hybrids, representing combina …


SUPER WOMAN: Asriani Anie Annisa Hasan protects local Indonesian maize varieties

AWARENESS-RAISING ON ISSUES AFFECTING AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND CULINARY ARTS International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwide. This year, CIMMY …


Maize and wheat “super” Women’s Day campaign highlights diversity

A social media campaign initiated to celebrate the achievements of women has led to more than a dozen published blog story contributions about women in the maize and wheat sectors.


Affordable, Accessible, Asian (AAA) Drought Tolerant Maize Annual Meeting 2013

“This project is a rare example of a public-private partnership capable of delivering products to farmers,” said Mike Robinson of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) at the Affo …


I have farmed forever

June, 2005 How quality protein maize is changing lives in one Indonesian village. “I have farmed forever,” says Yasam Saanim. He works the steep slopes of the mountainous land near the village of Cari …