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September 30, 2014


Kenyan leaders urge seed breeders to develop more varieties and keep multiplying


September 17, 2014


Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)


September 3, 2014


Kenya Seed Company creates maize seed variety resistant to maize lethal necrosis virus (Daily Nation)


August 22, 2014


CIMMYT, Limagrain and Seed Co Limited teams discuss partnership for tackling maize lethal necrosis


July 29, 2014


Ten West African students sponsored by AGRA graduate from the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement with a PhD in plant breeding (Vibe Ghana)


July 23, 2014


A global strategy for ICARDA's wheat program


July 12, 2014


Agronomists at Iowa State University to help new African plant breeders (Iowa State University)


July 8, 2014


The UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy successfully completes session 2


First products of DNA marker-assisted selection in sorghum released for cultivation by farmers in sub-saharan Africa (Journal of Plant Science & Molecular Breeding)


June 4, 2014


Finland to host the Technical Working Party for Automation and Computer Programs of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)


May 19, 2014


AGRA funded plant breeders in Mozambique go digital


April 28, 2014


Zambia - Maize technicians learn about new breeding tools


April 24, 2014


Iowa State University agronomists to help develop new generation of plant breeders in Africa


April 22, 2014


Breeders trained on molecular markers data analysis in Tanzania


April 21, 2014


Partners recognize achievements in insect-resistant maize delivery


April 18, 2014


Next crop of seed scientists graduate from the University of Kwa Zulu Natal


April 16, 2014


Project launched to harness resilient traits from African rice
Lancement d’un projet visant à exploiter les caractères résilients du riz africain


March 30, 2014


African farmers to benefit from high value seeds (Standard Media)


February 3, 2014


Update on the creation of an African Association of Plant Breeders (AAPB)


January 16, 2014


Beachell-Borlaug scholars join CIMMYT


January 15, 2014


PhD students in India, Ethiopia and Kenya to fight wheat stripe rust


January 9, 2014


Zimbabwe - Plant geneticist and researcher Dr Samuel Muchena laid to rest (Manica Post)


January 8, 2014


Tanzania: Local GMOs research still on (AllAfrica)


January 2, 2014


Keeping the grass greener for African plant breeders (AllAfrica)


December 23, 2013


Research partnership with the European Union highlighted in the AfricaRice annual report


December 4, 2013


Centre to improve 'orphan' crops opens in Nairobi, Kenya (Africa Science News)


December 3, 2013


UC Davis celebrates opening of African Plant Breeding Academy


Plant Breeding Academy opens in Nairobi that will boost Africa's food supply with improved indigenous crops - Groundbreaking collaboration of international organizations aims to leverage genomes of 100 African orphan crops to improve nutrition


November 29, 2013


CIMMYT leads fight against maize lethal necrosis disease in eastern Africa


November 27, 2013


West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement trains PhD students to ensure food security in Africa (Ghana Business News)


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