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Genetic trials in the region will continue throughout 2024 and 2025 to establish a baseline for genetic gains and to enable the assessment of the breeding pipeline’s progress in the coming years.

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Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.

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Source: daily observer ()

The collaboration between CIMMYT, RWMRC, and the Krishi Gobeshona Foundation aims to revolutionize lentil production in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

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Source: Charmar News ()

CIMMYT, in partnership with NaSARRI and stakeholders, is pioneering a project in Uganda to biofortify sorghum with iron and zinc to reduce malnutrition in East Africa.

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CIMMYT promoted ways to lessen climate shocks, especially for smallholder farmers who inordinately suffer the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures and extended droughts.

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CIMMYT and partners are spearheading the adoption of high-yielding millet varieties to boost food security and tackle climate change.

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Source: The Times of India ()

Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh, associated with CIMMYT, is awarded the Padma Shri.

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Source: Milling Middle East & Africa ()

CIMMYT’s wheat varieties boost Ethiopia’s agriculture by combating rust and increasing yields, significantly enhancing food security.

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Afriseed and AID-I are helping smallholder famers in Zambia transition to improved, high-yielding legumes.

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Source: Daily Nigerian ()

CIMMYT’s involvement in the TELA Maize Project has been instrumental in the development of new drought-tolerant and pest-resistant maize varieties.

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Attended by over 1,300 smallholder farmers, the fourth edition of the CIMMYT seed and mechanization fairs held in Mwenezi and Masvingo districts linked farmers with private sector companies.

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To improve food security in Zambia and Tanzania, CIMMYT and Zamseed join forces to strengthen maize resilience.

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In 2011, CIMMYT and ICAR committed to agricultural development in South Asia with the creation of BISA. Since then, BISA has increased crop yields, developed hardy wheat varieties and championed environmental health.

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The mountainous Himalayan country is facing a reduction in the production of cereals, and an increase in productivity within the limited arable area is needed.

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Source: Technology Works (18 Dec 2023)

Kevin Pixley explores the impact of genetic engineering on resilient crop varieties