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The important question: Ana Laura Ayala - AMEXCID
Ana Laura Ayala, Deputy Director on technical Cooperation for Africa and Middle East explains the importance of this bilateral cooperation between Mexico and Kenya.
The important question series: Charles Bett - KALRO Katumani
Charles Bett, Senior Research Officer - KALRO Katumani talks about how nixtamalization could improve nutrition and food security in Kenya.
Maize variety options for Africa: Kenya
KDV4 for smallholders, Machakos county
Maize for life
CIMMYT, in collaboration with partners, is working to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor who depend on maize. In Nepal, the Hill Research Program lets farmers select traits they need to give them true food security. ...
The important question series: Mrs. Sicily Fariuki - Kenya, State Department of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture of Kenya, Mrs. Sicily K. Fariuki, visited Mexico and CIMMYT upon expressed interest on a nixtamalization concept note for Africa that is being led by Drs. Natalia Palacios and Stephen Mugo, in ...
Better grain storage, better futures for all
In Africa, farmers lose between 20-30 percent of their maize harvest to insect infestation, rodent attack and decay due to poor postharvest handling. The Effective Grain Storage Project by CIMMYT and the Swiss Agency for ...
Fight against MLN: field day Jan-20-2016
Though maize lethal necrosis (MLN) has devastated smallholder farmers and seed companies in eastern Africa region since 2011 when it was officially reported in Kenya, ongoing intensive research work will soon bring the ...