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Scientists in Afghanistan set new program to raise wheat harvests

February 17, 2017

Inadequate access to new disease-resistant varieties and short supplies of certified seed are holding up wheat harvesting and contributing to rising food insecurity in Afghanistan.


Afghan and Indian researchers collaborate to combat wheat rust disease

May 18, 2016

Afghan and Indian researchers are collaborating to combat the wheat rust disease Karnal bunt.


CIMMYT-Afghanistan hosts fourth annual maize workshop

June 1, 2015

CIMMYT-Afghanistan’s “Sustainable Wheat and Maize Production in Afghanistan” project recently held its fourth annual maize workshop on 27 April to foster rapid and efficient maize research and product …


Conservation agriculture machines brought to Afghanistan

November 19, 2013

CIMMYT is taking the next step in bringing Afghanistan a much-needed intervention to improve wheat research and production, an official for the country said at a meeting last month. With support from …