Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)

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.

News

Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

News

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

Capacity development
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By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.

Health and nutrition
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Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Innovation and technology
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Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.

Food security
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Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Climate change
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He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.

Food security
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Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.