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Radio broadcast highlights maize improvement in Pakistan

February 16, 2017

Public and private sector maize stakeholders came together to discuss CIMMYT’s maize interventions and innovations in Pakistan during a recent radio interview.


Water-saving maize holds potential to boost farmer resilience to climate change in Pakistan

January 18, 2017

New varieties of white maize in Pakistan have the potential to both quadruple savings of irrigation water and double crop yields for farmers.


National maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory inaugurated in Pakistan

October 30, 2016

CIMMYT inaugurated the first national maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center in Islamabad on 25 October 2016.


Scientists trained on breeding program management, statistical data analysis

June 13, 2016

A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.


Pakistan maize stakeholders discuss progress

June 8, 2016

CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.


New varieties reignite maize production in Pakistan

April 29, 2016

New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.


CIMMYT maize varieties in high demand in Pakistan

December 18, 2015

AbduRahman Beshir and M. Imtiaz Pakistan imports more than 85% of its hybrid maize seed, which costs the country about US$ 60 million each year. Due to importation and other factors, the price of hybr …


Pakistani stakeholders evaluate the performance of CIMMYT maize germplasm across Punjab

October 5, 2015

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), organized a traveling seminar to give stakeholders the chance to evaluate the performance of CIMMYT maize germplasm in Punjab Province, Pakistan.


AIP-CIMMYT Conducts the Largest Evaluation of Maize Germplasm in Pakistan’s History

May 11, 2015

Pakistan’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) tested more than 700 diverse maize lines in an effort to develop more affordable, well-adapted maize varieties.


Pakistan: maize needed for marginal areas

December 26, 2014

Farmers in the farthest reaches of Pakistan need access to white- grained maize, according to Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad, chairman of the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). “There is a good progre …