Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’
This blast-infected wheat spike contains no grain, only chaff. Photo: CIMMYT files. A spatial mapping and ex ante study regarding the risk and potential spread in South Asia of wheat blast, a mysterio …
Maize is Pakistan’s third important cereal following wheat and rice. However, Pakistan still imports more than 80 percent of the hybrid seeds, costing the country over $50 million annually and making …
Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia and Climate Smart Village, Noorpur. Bet.
CIMMYT and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council are set to hold a seminar on women and youth in wheat-based farming systems on March 8. Photo: CIMMYT archives ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CIMMYT) – As p …
A delegation of representatives from the USAID’s Mission for Economic Growth and Agriculture in Pakistan visited the National Agricultural Research Center to see the interventions by the Agricultural …
In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.
Agronomy experts from across Pakistan gathered earlier this month to discuss progress in Pakistan since 2014 under the USAID funded Agricultural Innovation Program.
A recently held traveling seminar brought together private and public seed partners in Pakistan to enhance maize production and productivity in order to meet current demand and plan for future needs.
AIP researcher in the maize stem borer lab – the only facility in Pakistan for mass rearing of maize stem borers. Photo: A.Yuqub /CIMMYT Islamabad (CIMMYT) — The United States Agency for Internationa …
Farmers in Pakistan are eagerly adopting a nutrient-enhanced wheat variety offering improved food security, higher incomes, health benefits and a delicious taste.
Farmers and research partners are praising innovative, locally manufactured farm implements that support conservation agriculture in rice-wheat farming rotation in Pakistan.
AbduRahman Beshir and his team are developing climate-resilient, biofortified and biotic stress-tolerant maize to enhance the maize seed sector.
WhileGM foods continue to be a topic of debate in much of the developed world, few studies have focused on consumers’ acceptance of GM food in developing countries.
Akhter Ali always knew he wanted to have an impact on the livelihoods of farmers in Pakistan.
Pakistan is releasing quality protein maize for commercial consumption, which could help boost nutrition across the country where nearly half of all children are chronically malnourished.
Public and private sector maize stakeholders came together to discuss CIMMYT’s maize interventions and innovations in Pakistan during a recent radio interview.
Pakistani and CIMMYT scientists are working with wheat farmers to test and promote precision agriculture technology.
New varieties of white maize in Pakistan have the potential to both quadruple savings of irrigation water and double crop yields for farmers.
CIMMYT inaugurated the first national maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center in Islamabad on 25 October 2016.
The Agricultural Innovation Program Agronomy’s annual meeting was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 2-3 August 2016.