CIMMYT at the AIM for Climate Summit
Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.
LIPS-ZIM assists farmers to adopt productive and resilient livestock systems
Source: Sunday News (23 Apr 2023)
With intensifying climate change, farmers in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe adopt innovative methods for resilient and productive livestock as part of the Livestock Production Systems in Zimbabwe (LIPS-ZIM) project.
Building towards a climate-smart agriculture future through harnessing crop modeling
A workshop supports participants to grow their crop modeling expertise, with the aim of improving the use of tools in Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa.
Farmers in Buhera gear up for climate-smart agriculture
Water harvesting technology trials give hope to farmers in semi-arid regions of Zimbabwe.
Government of Zimbabwe recognizes CIMMYT for beneficial collaborations
CIMMYT is working with Zimbabwe government organizations to facilitate sustainable food security initiatives.
Farmers in Zimbabwe embrace agroecology
In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.
Smallholder farmers embrace climate-smart seed and mechanization fairs
Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.
CIMMYT leads innovation sprint to deliver results to farmers rapidly
Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Two-wheel tractors transform smallholder farming communities in Masvingo
Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.
CIMMYT project helps educate farmers in Zimbabwe on seed practices and improved varieties
A project run by CIMMYT is giving farmers access to demos, field days and seed fairs to improve their understanding of good agronomic practices and improved seed varieties.
Is uptake of rust-resistant wheat linked to gender equality?
CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.
AGG-Maize project registers impressive progress
Achievements and next steps discussed at the review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
Novel technology to reduce the complexity of maize seed production and increase maize hybrid yields in farmer’s fields
Collaborative field evaluations reveal promising results for sub-Saharan Africa’s low input maize farming systems and commercial seed production.
Remembering Ephrame Havazvidi
Ephrame Havazvidi served on the WHEAT Independent Steering Committee from 2015-2021 and was a prominent plant breeder and crop expert.
New CGIAR Initiative to catalyze resilient agrifood systems in eastern and southern Africa
The Ukama Ustawi Initiative will help millions of vulnerable smallholders in 12 countries transition from maize-mixed systems to sustainably intensified, diversified, and de-risked agrifood systems.