Crop Trust leadership visits CIMMYT
Securing biological diversity is a key mission for both organizations.
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.
Because error has a price
Incorrect identification of crop varieties is widespread among farmers, according to a new CIMMYT study.
Cereal seed systems
Discover how CIMMYT scientists support getting new improved seeds to farmers fields, faster.
Pilot of new wheat variety improves yield for farmers in Ethiopia
Farmers in Ethiopia’s lowlands trialed usage of the Kingbird wheat variety, with promising results for improved yield and increased income.
Is a pluralistic seeds system a pathway to seed security in Ethiopia?
Efforts to support inclusive and equitable access to seeds by farmers should recognize the different seed systems and the complementarity of formal and informal seed systems.
Scientific opportunities and challenges
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.