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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.


Pakistani farming community nudged to improve agricultural productivity

May 30, 2016

AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan


Assessing the potential of ICT in Pakistan’s agricultural extension

May 5, 2016

CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program proposed a plan for applying ICT in agricultural extension in Pakistan


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.


AIP Pakistan institutes surveys to enhance effective interventions

April 7, 2016

AIP meets to review progress and plan follow up surveys to address farmer demands and future challenges.


CIMMYT upgrades Pakistan’s national germplasm collection and distribution facility

December 18, 2015

As a step towards modernizing and strengthening Pakistan’s national coordinated breeding programs, CIMMYT upgraded the seed storage facility of the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) to meet …


CIMMYT encourages women farmers in Pakistan to grow their own wheat

November 27, 2015

Woman farmer receiving wheat seed at the festival. Photo: Amina Nasim Khan Farmers, students, scientists, and researchers showed keen interest in new agricultural technologies and practices offered by …


WPEP helps farmers produce wheat seed for a food-secure future

November 13, 2015

Wheat seed distribution in Nankana-Sahib, Punjab province.Photo: Monsif ur Rehman/CIMMYT Pakistan As part of seed multiplication and distribution, an objective of the Wheat Productivity and Enhancemen …


WPEP’s 2015 Annual Planning Meeting

October 28, 2015

WPEPs Annual Planning Meeting-3The Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program (WPEP), funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), held its annual wheat planning meeting organized by Paki …


WPEP enhances the capacity of national researchers and ensures quality wheat seed production in Pakistan

October 23, 2015

Imtiaz Muhammad addresses the opening session. Photo: CIMMYT-Pakistan. The Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program (WPEP) held a training course on national seed technology, organized by CIMMYT in part …


First wheat improvement training course for young scientists held in Pakistan

June 24, 2015

The Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program (WPEP) in Pakistan, led by CIMMYT and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is working to enhance and protect wheat productivity in P …


WPEP strengthens farmer knowledge of wheat seed production in Pakistan

June 9, 2015

The Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program (WPEP), led by CIMMYT and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), held technical training sessions on wheat seed production from March …


Annual planning meeting for Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program supported by USDA

September 23, 2014

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and CIMMYT organized a two-day annual wheat planning meeting at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) in Islamabad.


Predominance of informal seed systems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pakistan: a wake-up call for improvement

June 27, 2014

By Krishna Dev Joshi, Muhammad Imtiaz and Akhlaq Hussain/CIMMYT Improving and sustaining wheat productivity gains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (KP) and other parts of Pakistan is vital to addressing …