Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

http://www.kalro.org/

Food security
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The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.

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Representatives gathered to discuss how maize seed systems in Africa can be strengthened through quality assurance control measures.

Features

Vijay Chaikam works as a scientist and manager at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center doubled haploid facility in Kiboko, Kenya.

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Plant pathology expert Monica Mezzalama shares on keeping biosafety and seed health in check at CIMMYT.

Food security
Features

Maize lethal necrosis poses a major concern to researchers, seed companies and farmers in sub-Saharan Africa.

Features

For the first time, transgenic maize hybrids that combine insect resistance and drought tolerance have been harvested from confined field trials.

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CIMMYT joined 1,700 delegates from around the globe who participated in the sixth African Green Revolution Forum.

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CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program (GMP) team in Africa attended the AfPBA training program held June 2016 at the World Agroforestry Center.

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State-of-art research facilities leap Africa’s Agricultural potential through modern research.

Food security
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A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.

Food security
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Modern nixtamalization technology could increase maize uses and offer Kenyans invaluable benefits.

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KALRO will conduct National Performance Trials in Kenya using genetically-transformed, insect resistant maize beginning on Feb. 9.

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KALRO and CIMMYT invited public and private sector partners in eastern Africa to a MLN field day at the screening facility at KALRO-Naivasha.

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