National maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory inaugurated in Pakistan
CIMMYT inaugurated the first national maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center in Islamabad on 25 October 2016.
Pakistani farmers adopt new and improved agronomic techniques
The Agricultural Innovation Program Agronomy’s annual meeting was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 2-3 August 2016.
Push row planters manufactured and distributed locally among smallholder maize farmers in Pakistan
CIMMYT collaborates with the Cereal Crops Research Institute and Petal Seed, a local seed company in Pakistan to produce new planters.
New Publications: Research sheds light on climate and yield risk in South Asia
Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.
New multi-crop zero-till planter boosts yields and farming efficiency in Pakistan
A new planter that promotes dry seeding of rice, saves water and increases planting efficiency is being used increasingly in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.
Scientists trained on breeding program management, statistical data analysis
A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Pakistan maize stakeholders discuss progress
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.
Pakistani farming community nudged to improve agricultural productivity
AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan
Assessing the potential of ICT in Pakistan’s agricultural extension
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program proposed a plan for applying ICT in agricultural extension in Pakistan
New varieties reignite maize production in Pakistan
New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.
AIP Pakistan institutes surveys to enhance effective interventions
AIP meets to review progress and plan follow up surveys to address farmer demands and future challenges.
U.S. embassy in Pakistan highlights hybrid maize seed production
New maize varieties with resistance and tolerance to multiple stresses to benefit Pakistani farmers thanks to joint CIMMYT-USAID collaboration.