Sustainable agrifood systems
Energized linkages with grain buyers through the Nepal Seed and Fertilizer Project have farmers planning to expand maize cropping.
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Teams from Queensland DAF, Agriculture Victoria and others joined B.M. Prasanna, CIMMYT’s Maize Program Director, to discuss fall armyworm management and explore future collaboration on plant health.
Training workshop for Zimbabwean mechanics guarantees efficient machinery service under USAID-funded Mechanization Activity.
Source: IFDC (5 Nov 2023)
Source: CITE (3 Nov 2023)
CIMMYT collaborates to enhance disease control for livestock, assisting smallholder farmers.
New partnership announced to protect Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique by improving agricultural livelihoods and crop systemsEnvironmental health and biodiversity
GRP and CIMMYT signed up cooperation framework at Borlaug Dialogue organized by the World Food Prize Foundation.
Source: Life Technology (30 Oct 2023)
AGREE, created by UC Davis and CIMMYT, helps analyze emissions from diverse agricultural activities.
Source: Xinhua Net (25 Oct 2023)
For future wheat variety development, CIMMYT is interested in collaborating with the Pakistan-China laboratory.
Source: Progressive Farmer (25 Oct 2023)
Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT director general, emphasized the global impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on agriculture and the link between peace and food production.
Soil fertility management and improved practices for rice production were emphasized with technicians who work directly with farmers to raise yields, income, and household-level food and nutrition security.