CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.
Source: Satg ()
Filsan and CIMMYT launch Siman, a hybrid maize boosting Somalia’s agriculture and food security.
Source: The Times of India ()
Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh, associated with CIMMYT, is awarded the Padma Shri.
Maize breeding innovations by CIMMYT, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and CGIAR’s Accelerated Breeding Initiative, will deliver climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize varieties for farmers and consumers.
The mountainous Himalayan country is facing a reduction in the production of cereals, and an increase in productivity within the limited arable area is needed.
CIMMYT announces three new, improved tropical maize hybrids.
Innovative approaches to incorporating gender considerations into Seed Production Technology for Africa.
A type of heat- and drought-tolerant maize is improving yields for Bhutanese farmers.
CIMMYT is happy to announce seven new, improved tropical maize hybrids that are now available for uptake by public and private sector partners.
Source: Ghana Business News (2 Nov 2022)
A field day in Ghana organized by the AGG project supports farmers to adopt maize varieties with tolerance to stress.
CIMMYT is offering a new improved maize hybrid to partners, to scale up production for farmers in the region.
CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.