The 5th International Master Class on Soil Borne Pathogens of Wheat was held in Eskisehir, Turkey, on 11-23 July 2016.
State-of-art research facilities leap Africa’s Agricultural potential through modern research.
HTMA’s annual review and planning meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 25-26 July 2016.
In southern Mexico and Central America a fungal maize disease known as tar spot complex is decimating yields, threatening local food security and livelihoods.
Building Resilience To Risk
It is often a mystery why a new agricultural technology or practice can be successful in one community yet fail to have the desired effect in another.
CIMMYT received a collaboration award recognizing contributions made to improving maize and wheat productivity, from the government in China’s Yunnan Province.
Drought tolerant maize can reduce risks for farmers and allow for more consistent crop production in the face of climate variability in southern Africa.
Drought-related challenges in Africa call for proactive interventions rather than reactive ones.
A workshop on farming systems analysis was held at Wageningen University (WUR), The Netherlands, on 5-7 July 2016.
As Ethiopia struggles with its worst drought in 50 years, farmers pin their hopes on seed delivered through emergency seed projects.
To develop and scale innovative CSA business models at climate-smart village (CSV) sites in South Asia, a workshop was held at WUR on 4 July 2016.