Kenya

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Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.

In the media

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.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.

Gender equality, youth 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.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Nutrition, health and 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.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Nutrition, health and 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.

Innovations
Features

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

Nutrition, health and 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 adaptation and mitigation
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)

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