CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.
Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)
Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.
Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.
The manager of one of CIMMYT’s innovation nodes in Mexico works on the implementation of sustainable actions and strategies that integrate science to generate impact.
Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.
Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.
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.
Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)
Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.
She will bring to CIMMYT many years of experience in wheat genetics, wheat genetic resources and wheat pre-breeding.
Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)
Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).
Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)
Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.
Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)
CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.
Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)
Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.