Kenya

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Food security
Features

A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Food security
In the media

Source: News Ghana (13 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT has developed a variety of seeds to meet the varied needs of Kenyan farmers.

Food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua News (1 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT scientist says wheat varieties to be released in Kenya have high yields and are resistant to stem rust U99.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.

Food security
Features

In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.

Climate change
News

In a blog post and video, Gates highlights the “essential” role of CIMMYT and other CGIAR research centers in “feeding our future.”

Food security
In the media

Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.

Capacity development
News

Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.

Food security
Features

Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Climate change
Features

Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.

Climate change
News

A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)

The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.