Pakistan

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Communications Specialist
Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Sci Dev Net (12 Aug 2019)

CIMMYT study shows uninterrupted energy and power supplies are critical farming inputs to reduce poverty and food insecurity,

Capacity development
News

Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In the northwestern province of Pakistan, CIMMYT is helping connect farmers with precision planters to support higher maize yields and incomes.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

More productive, resilient varieties for thousands of farmers

News

Last year’s maize-growing season in Pakistan yielded a record-breaking six-million tons, decreasing the country’s dependence on imported maize seed and boosting local sales and exports of maize-based products.

Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
News

Maize is Pakistan’s third important cereal following wheat and rice. However, Pakistan still imports more than 80 percent of the hybrid seeds, costing the country over $50 million annually and making retail price of hybrid seeds expensive.

Innovations
News

Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia and climate-smart village.

News

A delegation of representatives from the USAID’s Mission for Economic Growth and Agriculture in Pakistan visited the National Agricultural Research Center to see the interventions by the Agricultural Innovation Program led by CIMMYT.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.