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Expanding for faster and wider deployment of heat-tolerant hybrids in South Asia

HTMA’s annual review and planning meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 25-26 July 2016.


The first heat tolerant maize hybrids are licensed for deployment in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Women farmers at a HTMA hybrid demonstration at Dumarawana village, Bara District, Nepal. Photo: NMRP, Rampur The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Bangladesh’s ACI Seeds, India’s Bih …


Training on developing stress-resilient maize at CIMMYT-Hyderabad, India

A training course on developing stress-resilient maize for early-/mid-career maize breeders from national programs, agricultural universities and seed companies, especially small and medium enterprise …


Heat-tolerant maize for Asia showcased at India-US technology summit

Under the theme, “Innovation in Agriculture,” updates and products of CIMMYT’s Heat-tolerant Maize for Asia (HTMA) project were displayed at the 20th India-US Technology Summit on 18-19 November in Ne …


New USAID lead for climate-resilient cereals portfolio visits Heat Stress Tolerant Maize for Asia

Dr. Nora Lapitan, the new science advisor in the Bureau for Food Security of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and lead of USAID’s Climate-Resilient Cereals portfolio, visited the …


Heat stress-resilient maize hybrids for Asian farmers

The “2nd Annual Progress Review and Planning Meeting for the HTMA Project” was held 22-23 July at UAS, Raichur in Karnataka, India. To take advantage of the presence of renowned scientists at this new …