Product Design Teams (PDTs): A client-oriented approach to defining market segments and target product profilesCapacity development
Working groups for seed systems stakeholders, known as Product Design Teams (PDT), are improving the availability and accessibility of seeds in Africa.
AID-I conducted a community sensitization to connect Zambian farmers with existing mobile networks that provide agricultural and climate data.
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CIMMYT advances agricultural mechanization to boost smallholder farming, targeting efficiency and inclusivity.
A workshop brings together scientists to share the latest innovations in conservation agriculture to benefit smallholder farmers and reduce the effects of climate change on food production.
During the two-week training, jointly conducted by CIMMYT-BISA-ICAR, participants learned about innovative and cutting-edge research in conservation agriculture, visited industry, and interacted with farmers for first-hand impact.
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Researchers, including Sieg Snapp from CIMMYT, are pioneering crops that fertilize themselves by harnessing atmospheric nitrogen.
A workshop to help tackle climate challenges faced by Mutoko farmers generated significant interest among farmers and stakeholders to work towards sustainable approaches.
Market segmentation and Target Product Profiles (TPPs): developing and delivering impactful products for farming communitiesCapacity development
CIMMYT is actively engaging a wide spectrum of stakeholders to define and harmonize target product profiles across Africa, with farmers at the heart.
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.
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CIMMYT’s wheat varieties boost Ethiopia’s agriculture by combating rust and increasing yields, significantly enhancing food security.
AID-I Tanzania partners make plans to step up activity implementation, achieve wider impact, and build resilience for larger populations in 2024.
Every drop of water matters: Leading global research institutes ally to aid farmers in dry and saline ecosystemsCapacity development
Two world-class research-for-development centers will work to raise food production and livelihoods in croplands where water is the defining constraint.
Attended by over 1,300 smallholder farmers, the fourth edition of the CIMMYT seed and mechanization fairs held in Mwenezi and Masvingo districts linked farmers with private sector companies.
CIMMYT leads training sessions to equip stakeholders with tools to identify and mitigate the effects of MLN.
To improve food security in Zambia and Tanzania, CIMMYT and Zamseed join forces to strengthen maize resilience.