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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)

October 30, 2013

New Ph.D.s improve plant production in West Africa

October 21, 2013

Semences agricoles : Une centaine de variétés d’arachides en cours d’expérimentation dans les stations de l’Institut sénégalais de recherches agricoles (Le Soleil)

October 8, 2013

Elsevier releases Pathway Studio Web Plant, a powerful new solution to improve global research on critical crop production and protection

October 7, 2013

La Banque Mondiale travaille avec des chercheurs de l’Institut sénégalais de recherches agricoles (ISRA) sur de nouvelles variétés de semences (DakarActu)

September 9, 2013

Le Kenya teste des blés irradiés pour résister à la rouille noire (La France Agricole)

September 3, 2013

Research needed to tackle maize lethal necrosis in East Africa (AllAfrica)

August 21, 2013

DuPont leader says that supporting Africa’s smallholder farmers is critical to food security - Business making strategic investments to increase farmer productivity and profitability in Africa

Learning to breed insect-resistant maize at CIMMYT-Kenya

July 31, 2013

DuPont to advance agricultural research and technological innovation in Africa - DuPont Pioneer and Pannar Seed commence partnership

July 11, 2013

Scientists develop fertilizer friendly maize in sub-Saharan Africa (Xinhua via Global Times)

June 20, 2013

African Plant Breeding Academy launched

June 16, 2013

East African researchers collaborate to fight Maize Lethal Necrosis disease (AfricaSTI)

June 10, 2013

Germplasm from IITA assists Mali to develop and release early maturing hybrid maize

May 27, 2013

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute to develop virus-proof maize seed (The Star)

May 16, 2013

An international vision for wheat improvement
Une vision internationale pour l’amélioration du blé
Neue Strategien für ertragreicheren Weizen




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