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Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.

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Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.

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CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

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A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.

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CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

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Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.

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A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

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CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

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National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

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AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.