Innovations

Working with smallholders to understand their needs and build on their knowledge, CIMMYT brings the right seeds and inputs to local markets, raises awareness of more productive cropping practices, and works to bring local mechanization and irrigation services based on conservation agriculture practices. CIMMYT helps scale up farmers’ own innovations, and embraces remote sensing, mobile phones and other information technology. These interventions are gender-inclusive, to ensure equitable impacts for all.

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The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.

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In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.

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Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.

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CIMMYT is happy to announce seven new, improved tropical maize hybrids that are now available for uptake by public and private sector partners.

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Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.

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Jill Cairns, José Crossa and Matthew Reynolds named as Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) in Clarivate’s 2022 Analysis.

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CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.

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The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.

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Recent shifts in how scaling is approached have helped alter attitudes toward how change happens, and we are now approaching a tipping point for doing scaling better.

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CIMMYT is offering a new improved maize hybrid to partners, to scale up production for farmers in the region.

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CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.

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CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

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CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.

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Jawoo Koo, IFPRI, and Andrea Gardeazabal, CIMMYT, explain how smallholders in Africa, Asia and Latin America will benefit from the CGIAR Initiative for Digital Innovation.

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Successful testing of phone-based groundwater monitoring in the Nepal Terai was described at World Water Week in Stockholm.