In the media
Source: Devex (29 Sep 2020)
Farmers in South Sudan using fall armyworm-specific biological control Fawlingen have shown a 63% increase in yield compared to untreated plots.
Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)
Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)
Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.
Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)
Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.
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.
Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)
Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.
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.
Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)
AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.
Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)
The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.