Portal will encourage rapid, iterative experimentation and global teamwork to address spread and impact of the invasive crop pest.
CIMMYT’s work may begin with seeds, but our innovations support farmers at all stages of the value chain.
Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.
CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.
The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.
Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.
Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.
Source: Phys.org (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT and University of Cordoba studied 54 kinds of wheat to analyze response to high temperatures.
The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)
While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.
Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.
Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.
The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.
Source: News Ghana (4 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT Global Maize Program Director B.M. Prasanna calls on scientists to help countries in finding faster solutions to the effects of COVID-19 on food security.
Stephen Mugo retires from CIMMYT after more than twenty years of commitment and scientific contributions.