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Community seed promoters trained in sustainable maize seed production and marketing in Nepal

May 6, 2012

Ensuring a market for maize seed produced using community based seed production (CBSP) in the value chain system, and enhancing management and marketing competencies of local partners are among the st …


SIMLESA: Celebrating two years of achievements, defining the future

April 24, 2012

During 19-23 March 2012, over 200 researchers, policy makers, donors, seed specialists, and NGO representatives from Africa and Australia gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, for the second SIMLESA (Sustaina …


Farmers in the Charlands of Bangladesh benefit from new wheat and maize interventions

April 23, 2012

CIMMYT-CSISA-Bangladesh organized a field day in collaboration with the Wheat Research Centre (WRC) and the Department of Agriculture and Extension (DAE). In all, 162 farmers from Mymensingh, Banglade …


Drought tolerance, conservation agriculture, and double-cropping: A recipe for success in Mozambique

February 29, 2012

“Increasing Sustainable Agricultural Production in Mozambique through Drought Tolerant Maize and Conservation Agriculture” is a USAID-supported initiative bringing together two key components of CIMMY …


Machine mastery

November 3, 2009

Nearly 50 two-wheel tractor operators in Bangladesh examined, adjusted, and tested several planting machines during in a four-day practical training course at the Wheat Research Center (WRC), Dinajpur …


Laying the foundation for CSISA knowledge hubs

April 27, 2009

A new project designed to decrease hunger and increase food and income security for resource-poor farm families in South Asia will officially launch next month. This project, the Cereal System Initiat …


CGIAR highlights in World Bank 2009 Rural Week

March 17, 2009

Rodomiro Ortiz, CIMMYT director of resource mobilization, gave a presentation titled “CGIAR’s best bet technologies: From lab to farm” on 3 March during the World Bank’s Rural Week 2009 held at their …


Soil carbon experts gather at CIMMYT

April 27, 2007

Ever heard of the terms “carbon trading” or “carbon inventories?” They are now routinely bandied about by governments seeking to balance economic development with reduced impacts on global climates. I …


CIMMYT hosts high level visitors

April 14, 2006

Showing our best to some high level donor representatives was the name of the game the week of March 20 as CIMMYT played host to several important visitors. Ms Jacqueline Schafer, Assistant Administra …