Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)

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Features

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.

Press releases

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.

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New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.

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Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

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

Food security
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Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.