Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA)
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.
Plant Health Innovation Platform at Kiboko, Kenya: integrating and testing eco-friendly solutions against fall armyworm
Participatory testing of fall armyworm (FAW) solutions is helping to find eco-friendly and cost-effective integrated pest management (IPM) packages in Kenya.
Taking Aim Against the Dire Threat of Fall Army Worm
Source: The Farming Forum (30 Dec 2022)
Latest progress on fall armyworm prevention and protection show signs of success for smallholders.
Public-private collaboration to improve fertilizer supply
CIMMYT collaborates with the Fertilizer Association of Nepal to facilitate stakeholder dialogue and address national fertilizer shortage.
CIMMYT leads innovation sprint to deliver results to farmers rapidly
Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Kenya: Scientists team up to control fall army worms
Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
Plant health data is critical for effective policy change
Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.
Nepal Government endorses new site-specific fertilizer recommendations for rice
CIMMYT supports the development of site-specific fertilizer recommendations to increase rice productivity in Nepal.
Soil scientists and stakeholders reflect on progress and impacts of CIMMYT-Rwanda partnership for soil health
“Strong partnership” highlighted as CIMMYT and the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board review progress in managing acid soil.
CGIAR Plant Health Initiative formally launched on the International Day of Plant Health
The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.
A climate-smart remodeling of South Asia’s rice-wheat cropping is urgent
Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.
Q&A: Regenerative agriculture for soil health
Farming system harnesses the power of biology to rebuild soil organic matter, diversify crop systems, and improve water retention and nutrient uptake.
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.
Nepal launches digital soil map
Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.