Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’
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.
Research centers, development agencies and governments must work together to respond to climate predictions before food crises develop, say two CIMMYT scientists.
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant varieties have been delivered to three million farmers across Africa.
CIMMYT held seed fairs in Zimbabwe to promote the sharing of information and knowledge about new seed options for farmers.
Sustainable intensification is helping farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive, while adapting to and mitigating climate change.
The goal of completely eradicating vitamin A deficiency – mainly in Africa and Southeast Asia – remains a big challenge.
Bigger and healthier maize is helping counter the effects of severe drought caused by the warming effects of an El Nino weather system.
Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
Over the past 50 years, various research activities have been undertaken to boost protein quality and micronutrient levels in maize and wheat to help improve nutrition in poor communities.
Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
SIMLESA discusses progress, achievements, and ways forward through 2018 at annual meeting.
The Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) project aims to diminish devastating constraints in maize production that occur simultaneously across many regions in sub-Saharan Africa. The project develo …
CIMMYT’s Southern Africa regional office celebrated 50 years of agriculture research for development in Harare, Zimbabwe.
At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.
Photo: Peter Lowe/CIMMYT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arusha, Tanzania, March 22 (CIMMYT) – The International Maize and Wheat Improvement center (CIMMYT) and its partners have unveiled a new project – Stress …
The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa project aims to mitigate drought and other constraints to maize production in sub-Saharan Africa, increasing maize yields by at least one ton per hectare under mo …
El Niño drought-related stress is triggering hunger and food insecurity. Investment in scientific research is key to combating such events.