Shiela Chikulo

Shiela Chikulo
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A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Small-mechanization pilot initiative signs up 15 service providers to boost incomes and resilience through a lease-to-own business model in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

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Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.

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Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe.

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A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.

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Mother-trial farmers in Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district share their experiences, lessons and successes in adopting climate-resilient practices.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.

Nutrition, health and food security
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How green manure and conservation agriculture are transforming the lives of farmers in eastern Zimbabwe.