West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.
Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
Source: Food Navigator LATAM (5 Dec 2019)
CIMMYT study in Mexico shows consumers are willing to pay higher prices for blue maize tortillas.
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
A new series of infographics outlines the challenges that must be addressed in order to scale adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in southern Africa.
Source: Culinary Backstreets (2 Dec 2019)
Food entrepreneur worked with CIMMYT researcher to create a fair market for farmers with surplus heirloom maize in Mexico.
Ted McKinney and representatives from state agriculture departments learn about relevant maize and wheat research during visit to global headquarters in Mexico.
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.
CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
A new agrodealer survey explores smallholder’s access to improved maize seed and fertilizer in Tanzania and Uganda.
Source: Zambia Daily Mail (26 Nov 2019)
Poor post harvest management is one of the key constraints to improving food and nutritional security in Africa.
Source: All Africa (26 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT and Harvest Plus have been breeding biofortified crop varieties of vitamin A orange maize since 2015.
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.
The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.