Uganda

Publications

New study projects food demand in 2030 and considers the implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

Features

CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

Features

New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

News

Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

Research Assistant
In the media

Source: Kenya Broadcasting Company (5 Oct 2020)

CIMMYT and partners are supporting the commercial seed sector to produce seed free from the maize cause of maize lethal necrosis.

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
Features

An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

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.

Capacity development
Features

By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.

Features

Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

News

Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.