KOLA, Kenya (CIMMYT) – A new video aimed at raising awareness among farmers about high-yielding, drought-tolerant maize varieties was produced by Michigan State University. Farmers discuss the challenges of food scarcity related to poor maize seeds that wither because of moderate drought conditions prevalent in the area. Read More
NAIROBI, Kenya (CIMMYT) — CIMMYT team led by Director General Martin Kropff joined 1700 delegates from around the globe to participate in the sixth African Green Revolution Forum held in September 5-9,2016 in Nairobi. The forum focused on increasing investment in African smallholders. Read More
NAIROBI, Kenya (CIMMYT) – At least 40 million smallholder farmers throughout sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize produced as part of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) Project, according to scientists at the Center for International Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT).