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Blogs

tag icon Capacity development

AID-I conducted a community sensitization to connect Zambian farmers with existing mobile networks that provide agricultural and climate data.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Soybean production in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow by over 2% per annum to meet the increasing demand. However, as production increases, significant challenges caused by diseases, pests, declining soil fertility, and other abiotic factors remain.

News

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AID-I Tanzania partners make plans to step up activity implementation, achieve wider impact, and build resilience for larger populations in 2024.

Blogs

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Afriseed and AID-I are helping smallholder famers in Zambia transition to improved, high-yielding legumes.

Blogs

tag icon Capacity development

CSISA-MEA, with support from USAID, organized exposure visits to India for Bangladeshi farmers to encourage environmentally friendly practices and business expansion among ABLE enterprises.

Publications

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Genomic selection is a promising tool to select for spot blotch resistance and index-based selection to select for spot blotch resistance, heading and plant height.

Publications

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Researchers use genome-wide association mapping approach to identify new regions with resistance to the disease.

News

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Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.

Features

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

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

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Bloomberg (7 Mar 2022)

A new Bloomberg op-ed urges nations to steer more money to organizations like CIMMYT that are advancing crucial research on how to grow more resilient wheat and maize crops in regions that are becoming steadily less arable.

News

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CIMMYT, USAID and partners announce the publication of a guide for integrated pest management of fall armyworm in Asia.