maize

Blogs

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The International Maize Improvement Consortium for Africa field day in Harare enabled CIMMYT to showcase genetically diverse maize lines, have structured dialogues with diverse stakeholders, and review and refine breeding strategies and approaches.

Blogs

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Heat tolerance and high yield potential are essential traits in maize to adopt climate change effects in lowland tropics.

In the media

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CIMMYT experts, including Mazvita Chiduwa, stress that importing food is the only solution to prevent hunger in Malawi due to severe drought.

News

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Partners prioritize capacity building to boost sustainable maize production in Laos.

News

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The International Maize Conference highlights CIMMYT’s commitment to driving innovations, promoting knowledge sharing, and strengthening partnerships to advance Nepal’s national maize sector.

In the media

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The new INIA 608 – ALLIMASARA corn variety in Peru boosts agricultural yields and sustainability through CIMMYT and INIA’s collaboration.

In the media

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KALRO, supported by CIMMYT, has developed armyworm-resistant maize to enhance food security in Kenya.

Blogs

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El Niño has contributed to starkly different weather patterns in northern and southern Zambia. On World Water Day 2024, this piece navigates the complex challenge of mitigating water abundancy and scarcity through different agricultural practices that support livelihoods and food security.

Features

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In Tanzania, community champions like Venansia Swale play a fundamental role in encouraging the adoption of improved seeds and increasing yields for smallholder farmers.

Blogs

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Working groups for seed systems stakeholders, known as Product Design Teams (PDT), are improving the availability and accessibility of seeds in Africa.

In the media

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CIMMYT has introduced 20 heat-resistant maize hybrids in South Asia, including Pakistan, to boost resilience against climate change and support smallholder farmers.

In the media

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Source: Satg ()

Filsan and CIMMYT launch Siman, a hybrid maize boosting Somalia’s agriculture and food security.

Projects

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Projects

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Blogs Explainers

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Adopting sustainable and ecofriendly agricultural practices, sharing valuable knowledge, and providing farmers with effective tools and techniques can help mitigate the impact of fall armyworm in Zimbabwe.