Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Source: Culinary Backstreets (2 Dec 2019)
Food entrepreneur worked with CIMMYT researcher to create a fair market for farmers with surplus heirloom maize in Mexico.
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
Breaking Ground: Pieter Rutsaert looks to better marketing for faster adoption of climate-smart maize in Africa
Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.
Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)
B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.
Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.
The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.