Researchers, extension services, partners and policymakers can better support feminization of agriculture processes in the Indo-Gangetic Plains through improved research and recommendations.
Source: Reuters (15 Apr 2021)
Scientists at CIMMYT expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets.
Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)
Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.
Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)
CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.
“Better, faster, equitable, sustainable” – wheat research community partners join to kick off new breeding project
Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.
Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?
Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)
CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.
New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.
Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)
Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.