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CIMMYT scientist examines socio-economic determinants of yield variability in maize

September 9, 2014

M.L. Jat, senior cropping system agronomist in the Global Conservation Agriculture Program at CIMMYT, in collaboration with Hirak Banerjee, Rupak Goswami, Somsubhra Chakraborty, Sudarshan Duttac, Kaus …


CSISA: Making a Difference in South Asia

September 5, 2014

Anu Dhar, Cynthia Mathys, Jennifer Johnson Staff members of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) are developing and implementing projects aimed at improving agricultural production and …


Study shows climate change could negatively Impact maize and wheat yields by 2030

August 29, 2014

Global demand for food is expected to grow rapidly leading up to 2050, and the ability to meet such demand is of the utmost importance in order to maintain food security. However, a recent study shows …


Recent activities and accomplishments of the Agricultural Innovation Project (AIP) for Pakistan

August 22, 2014

The Agricultural Innovation Project (AIP) for Pakistan, led by CIMMYT and funded by USAID, has accomplished a great deal since its inception in March 2013. Among this year’s most notable AIP achieveme …


Beachell-Borlaug scholar dreams of giving back to developing countries

August 18, 2014

By Jennifer Johnson/CIMMYT Silvano Ocheya is no stranger to the challenges developing countries face in improving agricultural production. A native of Kenya, Ocheya’s interest in agricultural science …


Sasakawa Africa Association celebrates the 100th anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s birth

August 11, 2014

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) recently joined numerous countries and organizations around the world that have taken time this year to pay tribute to the life and achievements of Dr. Norman Bor …