CIMMYT and Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore to establish a maize doubled haploid facility in Karnataka, India
Source: SeedQuest (20 Mar 2019)
The maize DH facility, funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, has the potential to accelerate maize breeding and hybrid development in Asia.
Becoming drought resilient: why African farmers must consider drought tolerant crops
Source: Inter Press Service (15 Mar 2019)
For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.
Rust resistant wheat variety raising farmers’ productivity
Source: Ethiopian Press Agency (16 Mar 2019)
Ethiopia director general Bekele Abeyo describes how rust resistant wheat has ensured food security for farmers and their families and earned better profit from the local market.