Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: IPS News (17 Feb 2021)

In an op-ed, Martin Kropff, Director General of CIMMYT, discusses how higher-yielding, stress-tolerant maize varieties can not only help smallholders combat climatic variabilities and diseases, but also effectively diversify their farms.

Climate adaptation and mitigation

Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.