Mozambique

Features

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.

News

AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.

Innovations
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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.

Innovations
News

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

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).

Senior Scientist
Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (23 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT partnered with UC Davis to breed maize seeds that can withstand drought.

Cropping Systems Agronomist