Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.
New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.
Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.
The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.
Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.
CIMMYT scientists join fellow experts in San Diego for world’s largest plant and animal genomics conference
Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.
Source: Vice (21 Jan 2020)
Seed banks, like the one at CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico, are part of planning for the future of food.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.
International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.
A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.
CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.