The MARA-CIMMYT Joint Laboratory, hosted by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), welcomed a delegation of CGIAR directors on genetic innovation and resources.
Product Design Teams (PDTs): A client-oriented approach to defining market segments and target product profilesCapacity development
Working groups for seed systems stakeholders, known as Product Design Teams (PDT), are improving the availability and accessibility of seeds in Africa.
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CIMMYT participated in a Mwenezi business expo aimed at empowering youth through entrepreneurial projects.
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CIMMYT and Punjab Agricultural University explored collaborative ventures to advance agriculture.
Premised on sharing best practices and charting a way forward towards harnessing appropriate scale mechanization, CIMMYT led an engaging meeting with key stakeholders in Zambia.
CIMMYT’s commitment to excellence and precision is exemplified in the AGG WHEAT marker-selectable trait introgression. The journey from concept to reality—marked by the entry of 97 F5 lines into yield trials—signals a new era in wheat breeding.
Study links climate change with wheat blast; warns crop yield could drop by 75% in South America, Africa by 2050Climate adaptation and mitigation
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CIMMYT’s study warns that climate change could cause wheat blast to reduce global wheat yields by 13% by 2050.