AGG-Maize project registers impressive progress
Achievements and next steps discussed at the review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
Tracking improved crop varieties
CIMMYT and EIAR launch working group in Ethiopia to implement IMAGE, a five-year project that will improve seed variety deployment in Africa.
CIMMYT to lead CGIAR varietal improvement and seed delivery project in Africa
The AVISA project aims to improve the health and livelihoods of millions by increasing the productivity, profitability, resilience and marketability of nutritious grain, legumes and cereal crops.
FG authorizes deregulation of TELA maize in Nigeria
Source: The Guardian Nigeria (10 Oct 2021)
Nigeria’s National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has approved the commercialization of TELA Maize seeds—a drought-tolerant and insect-protected variety aimed at enhancing food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
Understanding decision support
Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
Q&A: A decade of improved and climate-smart maize through collaborative research and innovation
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.
Collaborating to accelerate genetic gains in maize and wheat
Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.
Reaching women with improved maize and wheat
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.
New publications: Power, agency and benefits among women and men maize farmers
Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.