Delegates at a conference in June called for a new focus and increase in investment to ensure eastern and southern Africa’s farming systems can withstand the impacts of climate change.
Maize lethal necrosis quarantine facility opens avenues for introducing novel maize germplasm in southern AfricaMay 22, 2017
The maize lethal necrosis quarantine facility in southern Africa was officially opened in Zimbabwe on April 20, 2017.
CIMMYT maize breeder Thokozile Ndhlela interviewed on career and inspiring girls in Africa to embrace agriculture.
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.
Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.
Drought tolerant maize can reduce risks for farmers and allow for more consistent crop production in the face of climate variability in southern Africa.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.
As an El Niño-induced drought continues to devastate southern African food crops, CIMMYT promoted drought-tolerant maize to Malawian politicians.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
SIMLESA discusses progress, achievements, and ways forward through 2018 at annual meeting.
CIMMYT’s Southern Africa regional office celebrated 50 years of agriculture research for development in Harare, Zimbabwe.
CIMMYT’s Southern Africa Regional Office celebrates three decades of developing new maize varieties for farmers across the region.
Farmers selecting pigeon pea varieties at Msingisi village, Gairo district, through SIMLESA. Photo: CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes On 16-31 October 2015, the Sustainable Intensification of Ma …
East and Southern African countries need to formulate and implement appropriate policies to help smallholder farmers access technologies.
CIMMYT conducted a training course in Zambia for maize breeders teaching modern maize breeding methods.
CIMMYT and its partners are working to increase the productivity of maize-based farming systems to ensure food security and increase incomes.