Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.
In a blog post and video, Gates highlights the “essential” role of CIMMYT and other CGIAR research centers in “feeding our future.”
ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.
Open to young women and men under 35 who are implementing innovations in Latin American maize-based agri-food systems.
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.
Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.
Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.
New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.