Successful establishment of an agricultural machinery workshop in Meki signals a boost for private sector-driven mechanization in Ethiopia.
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.
Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.
CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.
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.
Fast-tracked adoption of second-generation resistant maize varieties key to managing maize lethal necrosis in Africa
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.
Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.
AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.
Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.
Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.
Source: Kenya Broadcasting Company (5 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the commercial seed sector to produce seed free from the maize cause of maize lethal necrosis.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.