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April 21, 2014

Partners recognize achievements in insect-resistant maize delivery

April 17, 2014

Research-for-development project chalks up significant progress to save maize from Striga weed

April 1, 2014

Why farmers still grow maize land races: variety choices in eastern Zambia

March 31, 2014

Kenya Seeds Company's Managing Director warns farmers against fake maize seeds (AllAfrica)

March 30, 2014

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

March 29, 2014

Experts warn seed shortage may affect Kenya’s food security (Coastweek)

March 26, 2014

Farmer evaluation of quality protein maize varieties is critical to the success of the Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia project

Kenya - Fake seeds detected in Nyeri and Nyandarua counties, farmers warned (Standard Media)

March 25, 2014

Uganda - Maize varieties to be commercialized (East African Business Week)

March 14, 2014

Water Efficient Maize for Africa project releases record number of maize varieties in Africa

March 7, 2014

Sénégal - Un laboratoire d'analyse des semences fonctionnel à Kolda (Sud Quotidien)

February 14, 2014

African agricultural technology foundation receives Feed the Future funding to improve maize production in East Africa - Partnership project to upscale commercialisation of technology to control Striga weed infestation in maize launched

Eighteen million farmers in 27 countries chose biotech crops in 2013, global plantings increase by 5 million hectares - Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world

February 13, 2014

Kenya Seed Company and Kenya Agricultural Research Institute develop new variety of maize that is resistant to lethal necrosis disease (AllAfrica)

February 11, 2014

Los campos de maíz Bt tienen la misma presencia de artrópodos que los de maíz convencional

February 3, 2014

African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) receives Feed the Future Funding to improve maize production in East Africa - Partnership project to upscale commercialisation of technology to control Striga weed infestation in maize launched

January 29, 2014

Government of Tanzania to distribute over 40,000 tonnes of certified seeds in coming season (The Guardian via IPP Media)

January 9, 2014

Planification de la production semencière au Mali : Les besoins en mil, riz, sorgho et maïs pour les 5 ans à venir définis (Mali Jet)

December 18, 2013

Hope rises for global food security as world’s largest agricultural research partnership marks major milestone: doubles funding to $1 billion in five years - Fruits of new investments in CGIAR could include big boost in rice production for Asia, sustainable irrigation for millions of parched farms in Africa, and dramatic drop in forest destruction tied to agriculture

December 11, 2013

International Grains Council's five-year global supply and demand projections

November 29, 2013

CIMMYT leads fight against maize lethal necrosis disease in eastern Africa

November 23, 2013

Des stations mobiles de conditionnement pour améliorer la qualité des semences de maïs au Cameroun (Médiaterre)

November 22, 2013

IITA to release mycotoxin resistant maize variety in Nigeria (Business Day)

November 20, 2013

Cameroun - Semences améliorées de maïs (Cameroon Tribune)

November 18, 2013

Zimbabwe - Seed Co. urged to diversify clientele (The Sunday Mail)

November 9, 2013

Kenya - Maize farmers get high yielding maize seed variety that doubles harvest (Standard Media)

November 4, 2013

Kenya: Seed companies see maize hybrids

October 18, 2013

Arysta LifeScience launches EVITO T fungicide in Africa

October 16, 2013

Tough sacrifices made to overcome maize lethal necrosis disease in Kenya

October 4, 2013

First report of lethal necrosis on maize in Mozambique






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