Nigeria

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Capacity development
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

Innovations
Blogs

CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.

Innovations
Features

Gene editing technology could revolutionize the way scientists breed high-yielding drought, disease and pest resistant, high quality plant seeds, greatly reducing the time it currently takes to develop new varieties

News

Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Features

At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.