CIMMYT and Clinton Foundation launch partnership to improve access to climate-resilient maize seed in eastern and southern Africa
New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests, diseases, and climate change.
To manage El Nino-related crop distress in eastern and southern Africa, invest in drought-tolerant seeds and better soil and water care
Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts
Occupying 12 acres of land, the facility is expected to produce at least 30,000 DH lines a year.
The project will develop maize varieties adapted to the country’s farming conditions and will promote sustainable intensification practices among farmers.
New study: India could cut nearly 18% of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions through cost-saving farming practices
Study identifies hotspots for biggest impact, suggests government incentives for widespread adoption
Annual imports now cost more than $600 million and expose national food security to global price shifts.
International consortium established to connect research with practical field solutions against pest.
The award supports initiatives that tackle food security challenges in Mexico through long-term solutions.