Accelerating delivery of stress-tolerant, nutritious seed in Eastern and Southern Africa
CIMMYT and partners are working to accelerate the delivery of stress-tolerant and nutritious seeds to boost smallholder farmer resilience to drought and pests in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Government of Zambia and CIMMYT strengthen ties in agricultural development
Zambia Minister of Agriculture host CIMMYT Director General for deliberations on the country’s strategic road map.
A seed systems success story
Drought-tolerant maize seed thrives in Zambia through partnerships with the private sector.
MAIZE partners announce a new manual for effectively managing maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease
The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.
Fast-tracked adoption of second-generation resistant maize varieties key to managing maize lethal necrosis in Africa
New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.
Efforts in controlling maize disease boosting steady supply of certified seeds
Source: Kenya Broadcasting Company (5 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the commercial seed sector to produce seed free from the maize cause of maize lethal necrosis.
Tangible agricultural solutions shine at first online AGRF
CIMMYT puts forward integrated systems, healthy diets and One CGIAR agronomic innovation at first-ever virtual edition of the African Green Revolution Forum.
Partners in nutrition
Strong partnerships key to making healthy diets affordable and meeting global nutrition challenges, says CIMMYT researcher Natalia Palacios at 2020 African Green Revolution Forum.
How a disease without borders was contained
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
CIMMYT research at the forefront of the digital revolution in African agriculture
New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.
New global research alliance joins fight against fall armyworm
International consortium established to connect research with practical field solutions against pest.