Stress tolerant maize varieties have been named as one of the 10 best innovations for adaptation in agriculture to help smallholders improve food security and livelihoods while adapting to the impacts of climate change. Read More.
2016/2017 was a year full of exciting moments albeit pressing challenges farmers faced across sub-Saharan Africa. Through concerted and collaborative work, CIMMYT and its partners developed and disseminated improved maize varieties that have helped make a difference in the lives of smallholder farmers. Read More
The Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) team initiated a study on maize seed systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in March 2016. A 91 out of 95 seed companies known to market maize seed in 14 countries in eastern Africa, southern Africa and West Africa took part in the survey. Read More.