A workshop to help tackle climate challenges faced by Mutoko farmers generated significant interest among farmers and stakeholders to work towards sustainable approaches.
Source: Zimbabwe Independent ()
CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.
Source: CGIAR ()
CIMMYT contributes significantly to the global Excellence in Agronomy Initiative, focusing on sustainable agriculture and climate adaptation.
Market segmentation and Target Product Profiles (TPPs): developing and delivering impactful products for farming communitiesCapacity development
CIMMYT is actively engaging a wide spectrum of stakeholders to define and harmonize target product profiles across Africa, with farmers at the heart.
Researchers gather to reflect on and lead CIMMYT’s Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) efforts with renewed commitment and partnershipGender equality, youth and social inclusion
On the sidelines of the CGIAR Gender Research Conference 2023 in New Delhi, CIMMYT researchers working on gender and social inclusion across the Global South gathered to discuss pathways toward 2030 for making GESI efforts intentional and impactful.
Adopting sustainable and ecofriendly agricultural practices, sharing valuable knowledge, and providing farmers with effective tools and techniques can help mitigate the impact of fall armyworm in Zimbabwe.
Using social network analysis to assess collaborative networks: a case study from the genebank platform evaluationInnovations
Source: CGIAR ()
SNA empowers CIMMYT to uncover and strengthen vital connections within agricultural research networks, fostering collaborative innovations for global food security.
AID-I Tanzania partners make plans to step up activity implementation, achieve wider impact, and build resilience for larger populations in 2024.
Afriseed and AID-I are helping smallholder famers in Zambia transition to improved, high-yielding legumes.
Source: Foundation for Agrarian Studies ()
Vijesh V. Krishna, Principal Scientist / Lead Economist of CIMMYT visited the Foundation for Agrarian Studies in Bengaluru.
Every drop of water matters: Leading global research institutes ally to aid farmers in dry and saline ecosystemsCapacity development
Two world-class research-for-development centers will work to raise food production and livelihoods in croplands where water is the defining constraint.
Attended by over 1,300 smallholder farmers, the fourth edition of the CIMMYT seed and mechanization fairs held in Mwenezi and Masvingo districts linked farmers with private sector companies.
CIMMYT leads training sessions to equip stakeholders with tools to identify and mitigate the effects of MLN.
Source: SeedWorld ()
CIMMYT stands at the forefront of uniting public and private sectors in plant breeding.