• Home
  • Writer Names: krishna-dev-joshi

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 …


Durum wheat production in Pakistan: keeping up with changing demands

June 1, 2015

In response to rapidly-changing food preferences in Pakistan, including a latent unmet demand for pasta products, CIMMYT-Pakistan has been working to develop the country’s durum wheat market and varie …


Pakistan wheat farmers call for quality seed of the right varieties

February 10, 2015

Lack of good seed of appropriate varieties is holding back harvests of smallholder wheat farmers in rugged, rain-fed areas of Punjab, Pakistan, said a group of farmers to some 50 representatives of se …


Reaching out to smallholder farmers in Pakistan

December 16, 2014

CIMMYT entered an important new partnership with Pakistan’s National Rural Support Program (NRSP) on 7 November 2014 for wheat varietal evaluation, promotion and deployment, as well as on-farm agronom …


Wheat value chain workshop aims to bolster food security in Sindh, Pakistan

September 17, 2014

Food insecurity is a persistent problem in Sindh, a province in Pakistan slightly smaller than Tajikistan and home to 42.5 million residents. Almost three-quarters of the population are subject to reg …


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 …