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Breaking Ground: Brendan Brown brings research to small-scale farmers

October 23, 2018

Agricultural research for development has tremendous potential for widespread impact in poverty alleviation and food security. However, achieving real benefits for farmers is challenging and many well …

Successful partners’ day at CIMMYT-Harare showcasing research work

April 29, 2013

The value of CIMMYT’s research work is enhanced through partnerships supporting the development and dissemination of new maize production technologies. To encourage this collaboration, the CIMMYT Sout …

Far in the South and seeking food security: East Timor farmers adopt improved maize seed

April 3, 2013

Buddhi Kunwar, Informal Seed Production Advisor, Seeds of Life Program, MAF-East Timor (third from right wearing a hat and with sunglasses hanging from shirt) with members of Community Seed Production …

Discussing future research and development in Afghanistan

March 22, 2013

For over 10 years, CIMMYT has been working assiduously with the national agriculture research system of Afghanistan to contribute to the war-torn country’s sustainable agricultural growth and research …

Achieving food security through seed security in Timor-Leste

February 25, 2013

In Timor-Leste, maize is the main staple crop grown by 88% of farming households. However, availability of quality seed of improved maize varieties is a major bottleneck for enhancing crop production …

SIMLESA-Kenya: achievements and future goals

November 29, 2012

The Kenya Annual Review and Planning Meeting (ARPM) was held during 5-6 November 2012 at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). The meeting was attended by 33 participants from the Queensla …

Australia and CIMMYT continue support for wheat and maize research in Afghanistan

November 12, 2012

After a decade of successful work in Afghanistan, CIMMYT has begun a new phase of a project supported by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Australian Centre for Inte …