Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.
The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.
The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.
Stephen Mugo retires from CIMMYT after more than twenty years of commitment and scientific contributions.
As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.
Source: Donne del Food (31 May 2020)
B.M. Prasanna, director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, discusses the viral disease maize lethal necrosis.
Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.