Archive for May, 2016
Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan
To mark CIMMYT’s 50th anniversary, Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture launched a photo exhibition honoring Nobel Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug.
As an El Niño-induced drought continues to devastate southern African food crops, CIMMYT promoted drought-tolerant maize to Malawian politicians.
CIMMYT is expanding conservation agricultural practices aimed at enhancing the productivity of labor, land and capital in China’s Sichuan Province.
Farmers in Nepal are benefiting from the work done by the Cereal Systems Initiative of South Asia (CSISA).
CIMMYT Principal Scientist Ortiz-Monasterio appointed as 2017 Global Agronomy Section Vice Chair of the American Society of Agronomy.
International wheat and gluten experts will gather in Mexico City for the 2018 13th International Gluten Workshop to discuss all aspects of the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale.
For Mexicans, the “children of corn,” maize is entwined in life, history and tradition. It is not just a crop; it is central to their identity.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Afghan and Indian researchers are collaborating to combat the wheat rust disease Karnal bunt.
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
International scientists are on high alert as they develop tactics to fight wheat blast in Bangladesh, which is affecting a large portion of the country’s wheat growing area.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.
Director General of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Martin Kropff joined CIMMYT from Wageningen University and Research Center (Wageningen UR) in the Netherlands, where K …
Geneticist and international administrator MS Swaminathan is an Indian geneticist and international administrator, renowned for his leading role in India’s Green Revolution. Swaminathan is known as “I …
Chairman, Grupo Bimbo Daniel Servitje Montull serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Bimbo, and has been its Chairman of the Board since July 1, 2013. He previously served as an Executive Vice …
Cornell University’s Linda McCandless describes some of the agricultural challenges Nepalese farmers face after the devastating 2015 earthquake
Maricelis Acevedo, newly appointed associate director for science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project left her island home of Puerto Rico in 2003 to pursue a career as a pathologist and h …