Pakistan

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AbduRahman Beshir and his team are developing climate-resilient, biofortified and biotic stress-tolerant maize to enhance the maize seed sector.

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WhileGM foods continue to be a topic of debate in much of the developed world, few studies have focused on consumers’ acceptance of GM food in developing countries.

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Akhter Ali always knew he wanted to have an impact on the livelihoods of farmers in Pakistan.

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Pakistan is releasing quality protein maize for commercial consumption, which could help boost nutrition across the country where nearly half of all children are chronically malnourished.

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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.

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

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

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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