Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.
The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.
By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.
Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.
Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.
New CIMMYT pre-commercial maize hybrids available from eastern and southern Africa breeding programs
CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.
Locally adapted marketing initiatives are successfully converting farmers to the high-performing, drought-tolerant maize variety Lubango in Tanzania.