New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.
Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.
Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)
Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.
Case studies from Ethiopia and Rwanda show adaptable fertilizer rates may help tree-based smallholder farmers, thus providing them with options to cope with COVID-19-imposed fertilizer shortages.
A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.
CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.
Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.
Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.
On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.
CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.