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July 9, 2024

Strengthening the soybean variety development and testing network: IITA hosts collaborative training for West African breeders

July 3, 2024

Revised market segmentation for spring wheat—achieving alignment between ICARDA and CIMMYT

June 20, 2024

Building global capacity to combat wheat blast - In collaboration with ZARI and other partners, CIMMYT brought together wheat scientists, researchers, academics, policymakers, and extension agents to address the urgent threat of wheat blast across borders

June 14, 2024

Zimbabwe - Cutting-edge biotechnology lab opens at Lupane Sate University (The Herald)

Ethiopian researchers travel to India to strengthen knowledge regarding increasing wheat productivity - As part of ADAPT-Wheat, four scientists exposed to the latest technologies, methods, and equipment

June 4, 2024

Egerton University to spearhead Sh121m plant breeding and biotechnology project (Standard Media)

May 30, 2024

CIMMYT and China join forces to tackle wheat disease in Africa

May 29, 2024

Maroc - Évolution génétique des semences : l’INRA sur le front de bataille (Les Echos)

May 14, 2024

Building a climate-smarter Tanzania - In a climate change scenario, a team of researchers and scholars from SUA, UCPH, IRRI, TARI, and KALRO are working to ensure East and Southern Africa’s food security through spatiotemporal mapping, identifying eligible rice lines, and developing climate-smart rice varieties

May 4, 2024

Towards a constructive engagement with the private sector through the African Cereal And Legume Breeding Consortium (ACLBC)

March 5, 2024

Danforth Center and Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research receive $4.9M grant - Funding from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support improving the productivity of tef, a promising climate-resilient crop

January 26, 2024

AfricaRice launches Multiple Harvest Rice for Africa project

January 8, 2024

International research collaboration aims to boost food security for Africa through crop improvement

January 5, 2024

To improve food security in Zambia and Tanzania, CIMMYT and Zamseed join forces to strengthen maize resilience

December 1, 2023

Ten years later: CIMMYT facilities in East Africa continue to make a difference - A decade of maize impact, celebrating 10 years of success with CIMMYT's maize DH and MLN screening facilities

November 10, 2023

Forging partnerships key to harnessing gene editing potential in Zimbabwe (The Herald)

November 7, 2023

Semences de blé : Syngenta Maroc et INRA livrent les résultats «positifs» de leur partenariat

October 30, 2023

Report from the Africa Vegetable Breeding Consortium annual workshop 2023 in Tanzania

October 12, 2023

South Africa invests in indoor plant breeding facilities (Research Professional News)

October 9, 2023

New biotechnology engineering and research center to start operations In Kenya (Kenya News Agency)

August 29, 2023

First defence against devastating ToCSV tomato virus explored

August 14, 2023

Nigeria - National Agricultural Seed Council confident that the IMAGE Project (Institutionalising Monitoring of Variety Adoption, using Genotyping) will boost seed quality (TYC News)

July 14, 2023

Scaling agriculture science and innovation for a climate-resilient future in Africa

June 21, 2023

Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations and African Agricultural Technology Foundation join forces to accelerate research into staple African crops

June 16, 2023

Wheat output in Africa and South Asia will suffer severely from climate change by 2050, modelling study shows

May 19, 2023

West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) at the University of Ghana to celebrate 16 years of contributing to food security in Africa (News Ghana)

May 16, 2023

ICARDA and the Kingdom of Morocco – Celebrating a decade of the Rainfed Research Platform

May 4, 2023

ICARDA's phenotyping facilities: a game-changing solution for abiotic stress tolerance in crops

April 14, 2023

Africa steps up genetic engineering for climate-resilient crops

April 4, 2023

Study explores genetic analysis of important micronutrients in tropical maize



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