Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

http://www.kalro.org/

Publications

New CIMMYT research sheds light on farmer maize preferences in Ethiopia and western Kenya.

Features

Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

In the media

Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)

Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.

In the media

Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)

Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.

News

Achievements and next steps discussed at the review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.

News

The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.

Features

The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.

News

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

Videos

CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.

Features

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

News

New equipment will speed up and enhance the accuracy of national breeding processes including seed preparation, data collection and inventory management.

Features

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.

News

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

Features

New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.