Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.
Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.
Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)
CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Seed systems play a major role in Africa’s agricultural transformation — but are they gender-friendly?
CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.
Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
Breaking Ground: Pieter Rutsaert looks to better marketing for faster adoption of climate-smart maize in Africa
Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.
Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)
B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.
CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.
On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.