Dryland Crops

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CIMMYT Academy invites early- and mid-career NARS scientists to contribute to CIMMYT’s research portfolio in dryland crop breeding, seed systems, and genetic improvement.

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Stakeholders call for a holistic approach to managing Kenya’s dryland crop seed system for sustainability and food security.

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With the right mix of policy support, technological innovation, and market development, millets have the potential to become the cornerstone of Africa’s resilient and sustainable agricultural future.

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The Africa Dryland Crop Improvement Network (ADCIN), NARES, and CGIAR scientists in Africa optimized quantitative genetic criteria for breeding programs and breeding strategies and pipelines for chickpea, pigeon pea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl-millet, and finger millet crops.

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A locally made, affordable multi-crop thresher offers a convenient post-harvest processing option for smallholder farmers.

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In Tanzania, community champions like Venansia Swale play a fundamental role in encouraging the adoption of improved seeds and increasing yields for smallholder farmers.

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A workshop to help tackle climate challenges faced by Mutoko farmers generated significant interest among farmers and stakeholders to work towards sustainable approaches.

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Two world-class research-for-development centers will work to raise food production and livelihoods in croplands where water is the defining constraint.

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CGIAR leadership visited CIMMYT to learn about the Center’s work in advancing resilient food systems.

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Agreement builds on successful partnership in southern and eastern Africa.

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LIPS-Zimbabwe has been at the frontline of introducing innovations to farmers in Mutoko and Buhera by integrating intercropping trials.

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A stakeholder meeting held with the aim of establishing a platform for dialogue among stakeholders involved in groundnut production and distribution laid the foundation for the development of groundnut farming in Tanzania.

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AVISA Farmers’ Hub initiative aims to empower local farmers, enhancing food security and agricultural development in North Central Nigeria.