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Blogs

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Training workshop for Zimbabwean mechanics guarantees efficient machinery service under USAID-funded Mechanization Activity.

News

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Scaling specialists from around the world met in Texcoco to reflect on their scaling work in Latin America towards sustainable agri-food systems.

News

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CIMMYT trains scientists in product profile-based maize breeding for increased genetics gains.

In the media

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Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)

Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.

Features

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Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.

Features

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CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.

News

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Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.

News

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A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.

Features

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CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.

Features

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Zone-specific recommendations provide Afghan farmers with the best practices in wheat production for their region.

Features

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New manual helps standardize field trial data collection across Afghanistan.

Features

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An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.

Features

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CIMMYT and its partners provide training on hybrid maize seeds to value chain actors from South Asia.

Publications

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With the help of big data, CIMMYT researchers in Bangladesh partner with Michigan State University and local NGOs to pinpoint opportunities to increase women’s participation in farm extension training sessions.