Pakistan

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News

Public and private sector maize stakeholders came together to discuss CIMMYT’s maize interventions and innovations in Pakistan during a recent radio interview.

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Pakistani and CIMMYT scientists are working with wheat farmers to test and promote precision agriculture technology.

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New varieties of white maize in Pakistan have the potential to both quadruple savings of irrigation water and double crop yields for farmers.

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CIMMYT inaugurated the first national maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center in Islamabad on 25 October 2016.

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The Agricultural Innovation Program Agronomy’s annual meeting was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 2-3 August 2016.

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CIMMYT collaborates with the Cereal Crops Research Institute and Petal Seed, a local seed company in Pakistan to produce new planters.

Food security
Publications

Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.

Features

A new planter that promotes dry seeding of rice, saves water and increases planting efficiency is being used increasingly in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.

News

A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.

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AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan

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CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program proposed a plan for applying ICT in agricultural extension in Pakistan

Features

New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.

News

AIP meets to review progress and plan follow up surveys to address farmer demands and future challenges.

Blogs

Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.