Uganda

Capacity development
Features

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

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.

Food security
News

The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.

News

The head of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program highlights the potential impact of the fall armyworm pest and how CGIAR researchers are contributing to a quick and coordinated response across the Africa.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

In a special interview to mark International Women’s Day, CIMMYT gender specialist Rahma Adam detailed how her research aims to improve the agricultural productivity of women in south and eastern Africa.

Features

Sam Olum started commercial maize farming three years ago in Lira District, situated approximately 340 km north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

Food security
Features

Since 2006, CIMMYT has developed 200 drought-tolerant varieties and hybrids, many of which possess desirable traits such as resistance to major diseases.

Climate change
Features

Over the past 50 years, various research activities have been undertaken to boost protein quality and micronutrient levels in maize and wheat to help improve nutrition in poor communities.

News

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