Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.
Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)
Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.
CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.
In the state of West Bengal, India, farmers and entrepreneurs are finding success with the help of climate-smart conservation agriculture practices.
Source: Daily Trust (23 May 2019)
CIMMYT researchers report a sub-surface drip fertigation system combined with conservation agriculture uses less water to produce the same wheat and rice yields.
Source: The Herald (21 May 2019)
Announcement by Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was made at CIMMYT FACASI project meeting.
Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.
The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)
The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
Jens Andersson, a social scientist at CIMMYT, speaks on how we could reinvent advisory services for the African smallholder farmers.
Research busts common myths about agricultural labor in Africa, suggests a shift in mechanization policy
New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.