Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.
Global Wheat Program director Hans Braun retires, leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership and wheat for millions.
New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.
Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.
Wheat researchers listed among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.
Innovative tools and technologies help CIMMYT maize breeders in Africa accelerate the delivery of high-quality seed.
Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.
Precision nutrient management helps women farmers in Nepal increase crop yields and household incomes.
Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe.
Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.
Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)
CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.