Visit to Southern Africa AID-I Rapid Delivery Hub partners and intervention sites highlights strong partnerships bringing sustainable innovations to Zambia.
CIMMYT and partners are working to accelerate the delivery of stress-tolerant and nutritious seeds to boost smallholder farmer resilience to drought and pests in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Zambia Minister of Agriculture host CIMMYT Director General for deliberations on the country’s strategic road map.
Source: Kenya News Agency (17 Mar 2023)
How can plant health technologies be more widely adopted by smallholders in Kenya?
Plant Health Innovation Platform at Kiboko, Kenya: integrating and testing eco-friendly solutions against fall armyworm
Participatory testing of fall armyworm (FAW) solutions is helping to find eco-friendly and cost-effective integrated pest management (IPM) packages in Kenya.
Source: The Farming Forum (30 Dec 2022)
Latest progress on fall armyworm prevention and protection show signs of success for smallholders.
Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
Achievements and next steps discussed at the review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
Source: New Age (21 Nov 2021)
CIMMYT-Bangladesh country representative Timothy J. Krupnik was the guest of honor at a workshop organized by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute on fall armyworm management.
CIMMYT, USAID and partners announce the publication of a guide for integrated pest management of fall armyworm in Asia.
CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.
CGIAR webinar examined the technological, sustainability and social implications of integrated approaches.
Source: All Africa (13 Jan 2022)
CIMMYT has developed new maize hybrid varieties showing promising resistance to the destructive fall armyworm pest, which has been causing huge crop losses ever since the pest was first reported in Africa in 2016.