Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.
Source: Farm Biz Africa (12 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT research affirms time and cost-saving advantages of sheller for smallholder maize farmers in Kenya.
7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.
A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.
The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.
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.
Source: Trouw (28 Jun 2020)
Opinions differ on if world food production could be improved if annual crops, such as maize, rice, wheat and vegetables, could be turned into perennials.
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.