A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.
Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.
Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.
CIMMYT launched the consortiumin May 2018, to better engage with a committed set of partners and to achieve enhanced maize yields in Africa.
Experts explained the spread of the pest and presented science-based solutions to fight it.
The maize lethal necrosis (MLN) artificial inoculation screening site in Naivasha, Kenya will begin its phenotyping (screening/ indexing) cycle of 2018 at the begining of January 2018 and in four other intervals.
The maize lethal necrosis screening site in Kenya will begin its second screening cycle of 2017 at the end of October.