The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.
As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.
Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.
ILRI incorporates CIMMYT tool into their scaling framework and recommends other CGIAR centers to do the same.
Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)
CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.
The 2020 IAAA award recognizes groundbreaking data systems and tools helping more than 150,000 farmers in Mexico.
New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.
CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)
New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.
CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.