Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

Empowering maize technicians in Zimbabwe

March 28, 2012

A training course was held at the Agricultural Research Trust (ART), in Harare, Zimbabwe during 12-15 March 2012. Organized by CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, the course aimed to improve the skills and knowledge of …


GMP director visits Zimbabwe

September 1, 2010

During the week of 15 August 2010, Boddupalli Prasanna, director of the Global Maize Program, visited CIMMYT-Zimbabwe to participate in the first day of the “Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) M …


BRAC International team visits CIMMYT-Kenya

April 21, 2010

On 09 April 2010, a team of four executives from BRAC International (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) visited CIMMYT-Kenya’s Nairobi office to discuss increased collaboration. In 2009, …


Scientists open up to Fieldbook

June 30, 2009

Is it possible for a software to act as a one-stop shop and help manage maize breeding? Indeed it is, and CIMMYT’s Fieldbook provides both. This was the proof of the pudding for 15 visiting scientists …


Four days under African skies

June 9, 2009

It was a short visit but by no means an unproductive one: from 18–22 May 2009, a Corporate Services team from CIMMYT-El Batán visited the center’s Nairobi and Harare regional offices. The team consist …


CIMMYT Global Maize Program experiences Zimbabwe

March 17, 2009

From 28 February to 3 March, the Global Maize Program (GMP) team and participants from the Socioeconomics and Genetic Resources programs (forming ‘GMP Plus’) were in Harare, Zimbabwe for their annual …


Thank you, CIMMYT-Zimbabwe!

December 31, 2008

The largest regional office outside of CIMMYT-HQ and in operation since 1985, the CIMMYT Regional Office for Southern Africa in Zimbabwe is central to implementing major regional and global projects. …


CIMMYT and IITA train economists in Stata

April 14, 2008

During 07–12 April 2008, CIMMYT and IITA gave a training course for 25 collaborators from 13 countries in eastern, western, and southern Africa on “Modeling Agricultural Technologies Using Stata,” in …


CRIL staff from IRRI working with CIMMYT-Zimbabwe

December 7, 2007

William Eusebio and Warren Constantino, both from the IRRI CRIL office, are spending two weeks working with Vivek Bindiganavile at the CIMMYT-Zimbabwe station. They are planning the integration of the …


CIMMYT-Zimbabwe celebrated its year end party – and still going strong!

November 30, 2007

The team also elected CIMMYT’s tallest and smallest staff while Martin Van Weerdenburg, Director for Corporate Services, was visiting the CIMMYT-Zimbabwe station. The party included staff from CIMMYT, …


The magic of CIMMYT: its people…live from Zimbabwe!

November 23, 2007

Anne Wangalachi conveys heartfelt thanks to the CIMMYT-Zimbabwe team for sharing their time, experience, and expertise with her during her three-day visit this week. Wangalachi, a science writer and e …


News about CIMMYT staff

April 27, 2007

Congratulations to Pat Wall (CIMMYT Zimbabwe). He has just been elected as chair of the international agronomy section of the American Society of Agronomy. And Marilyn Warburton (GREU) is now the ANAB …


Project 10 meetings in Zimbabwe showcase center work on sustainable systems

February 9, 2007

During 30 January-03 February, members of CIMMYT Project 10, “Conservation agriculture for maize and wheat cropping systems,” held annual review and planning meetings in Harare, Zimbabwe. “The work we …


Quality protein maize awareness workshop held in Harare

May 26, 2006

In an effort to promote quality protein maize (QPM), CIMMYT, in collaboration with the Agricultural Research and Extension Service (AREX) in Zimbabwe, recently held a workshop on QPM awareness. QPM co …