Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.
CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.
The Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) signed a memorandum of understanding with CIMMYT to reaffirm their research partnership for maize and wheat improvement.
New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.
At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.
In 2018, MAIZE delivered development outcomes and impacts through varietal release, scale-up, delivery and adoption of climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize varieties.
Source: FoodNavigator-LATAM (5 Aug 2019)
CIMMYT played a key role in facilitating the formation of this association promoting maize biodiversity.
CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in South and South East Asia and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.
The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.
In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
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