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Genetic trials in the region will continue throughout 2024 and 2025 to establish a baseline for genetic gains and to enable the assessment of the breeding pipeline’s progress in the coming years.

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CIMMYT and partners are spearheading the adoption of high-yielding millet varieties to boost food security and tackle climate change.

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CIMMYT is actively engaging a wide spectrum of stakeholders to define and harmonize target product profiles across Africa, with farmers at the heart.

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Entomologist Esther Ngumbi talks curiosity, passion for science, and the importance of mentorship.

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Kenyan farmers’ preference for early-maturing seed underscores the importance of sales data for informed breeding decisions.

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A decade of maize impact, celebrating 10 years of success with CIMMYT’s maize DH and MLN screening facilities.

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In a recent visit to KALRO facilities in Kiboko, Kenya, CIMMYT commits to advancing the deployment of climate-resilient maize varieties in eastern and southern Africa.

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CIMMYT trains scientists in product profile-based maize breeding for increased genetics gains.

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Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.

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Source: Kenya News Agency (17 Mar 2023)

How can plant health technologies be more widely adopted by smallholders in Kenya?

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Participatory testing of fall armyworm (FAW) solutions is helping to find eco-friendly and cost-effective integrated pest management (IPM) packages in Kenya.

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Upgraded technology at the KALRO research station will optimize breeding and seed systems’ work so that scientists can provide better varieties to farmers.

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Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)

Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.

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New CIMMYT research sheds light on farmer maize preferences in Ethiopia and western Kenya.