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.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.
The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.
The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
Authors of a new study say encouraging smallholder farmers to produce more low-technology crops alongside the development of physical and social infrastructure to make markets more accessible is a strong pathway for improving livelihoods.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.