seeds

News

CIMMYT’s MasAgro project acknowledged for promoting sustainable agriculture in new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Martin Kropff sits down with scientists involved in maize breeding, wheat quality and crop data to discuss their successes and passion behind the work that they do to help CIMMYT and CGIAR reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

News

Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

Features

Educator and researcher trains partners from around the world in CIMMYT’s unique wheat improvement course.

Blogs

Alumni of CIMMYT’s historic wheat training program reflect on a powerful learning experience.

Features

Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.

Features

CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

In the media

Source: The Third Pole (25 Nov 2020)

Once a world leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather.

Features

Small-mechanization pilot initiative signs up 15 service providers to boost incomes and resilience through a lease-to-own business model in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

Blogs

Precision nutrient management helps women farmers in Nepal increase crop yields and household incomes.

News

Platform in Bihar, India uses data to design interventions to help smallholder farmers.

News

CIMMYT and partners in sub-Saharan Africa work with seed companies to invest in deployment of climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize seed.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)

Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.

Innovations
News

Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.