CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EIB) Platform

http://excellenceinbreeding.org/

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Approach can save breeders to time and money, cut waste and improve client-focused results.

Innovation and technology
Blogs

The status quo anchors our minds to the past. Good change management can shake this up. Here are four ways plant breeding programs can ready themselves for the big changes we need to make.

Innovation and technology
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.

Food security
News

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Research Associate
Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.

Program Director, CIMMYT Enterprise Breeding System
Innovation and technology
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Food security
Features

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.

Food security
Features

A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.