Archive for March, 2012

CIMMYT Southern Africa Regional Office recognize long serving staff

March 11, 2012

2012 is already proving to be big and eventful year for CIMMYT’s Southern Africa Regional Office, with half a dozen CIMMYT-Zimbabwe staff receiving honours for years of dedicated service to the organi …


One voice in the fight against hunger: CGIAR Consortium gains International Organization Status

March 11, 2012

On 02 March 2012 CGIAR Consortium was officially granted International Organization status. At an event in Paris, the agreement conferring the status was signed by Anne Dorte Riggelsen, Ambassador of …


Howard G. Buffett and Patronato visit CENEB to discuss conservation agriculture in Sonora

March 9, 2012

On 22 February 2012 we welcomed Howard G. Buffett and members of Sonora’s ‘Patronato’ (Patronato para la Investigación y Experimentación Agrícola del Estado de Sonora; PIEAES) to CIMMYT’s CENEB (Campo …


South Africa commits to building capacity

March 9, 2012

During 20-25 February 2012, 16 scientists from partners of the Sustainable Intensification of Maize- Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) project and nati …