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KALRO research station at Kiboko revamped to accelerate crop breeding
Partner news | Adam Hunt | 7/3/2023
Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)’s research station at Kiboko, Kenya, where several partner institutions including the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), conduct significant research activities on crop...
Breeding Program Modernization to Enhance Genetic Gain in Crops
Partner news | | 18/1/2023
IRRI, and CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform ran a three-day training workshop on “Breeding Program Modernization to Enhance Genetic Gain in Crops” aimed to accelerate genetic grain in the diverse crops program in Nepal .
NARES-CGIAR Global Networks adapt Breeding Program Modernization in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Partner news | | 7/12/2022
Breeding Program Modernization was established in an effort to speed-up the modernization of rice breeding programs in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. This October, EiB, Accelerated Breeding Initiative (ABI), Breeding...
Solving Global Climate and Nutrition Challenges Depends on Accelerated Crop Breeding
Partner news | Adam Hunt | 5/9/2022
Humanity’s future is intertwined with the earth’s plants. We need plants for livelihoods, for medicines, for manufacturing, for services such as recycling carbon dioxide. And most vitally, we need them to feed our growing...
IITA modernizing farm operations in partnership with Bayer
Partner news | Adam Hunt | 2/9/2022
With an overall mission to assure food security in Africa, IITA constantly seeks agricultural solutions to overcome hunger and poverty in the region. Achieving this requires a constant drive to develop and transform technologies and practices to maximize crop yields. To ensure this...
Designer Crops of the Future Must Be Better Tailored for Women in Agriculture
Partner news | | 24/7/2022
For all the progress that scientists have made in breeding crops that feed more people, these breakthroughs typically elude a core demographic in low-income countries that rely on agriculture: women. Advances in seed genetics are estimated to be...
With the right tools, tech and shared services, crop breeding will be key to solving global challenges
Partner news | Adam Hunt | 21/6/2022
Not many organizations can claim to have saved a billion lives. But CGIAR’s crop breeding work has been credited with doing just that. Its research catalyzed the Green Revolution by developing high-yielding...
Solving for Zero: CGIAR Research Highlighted Among Climate Innovations to Meet Net Zero Emissions
Partner news | | 20/4/2022
Agriculture is one of the five main greenhouse gas-emitting sectors where innovations can be found to reach net-zero emissions, according to the new documentary and ten-part miniseries “Solving for Zero: The Search for...
CGIAR Mourns Barbara H. Wells, Leading Expert in Genetic Innovation, Agriculture, and Forestry Research
Partner news | | 17/2/2022
Dr. Wells’ distinguished career in the agriculture and forestry research and innovation sectors spanned more than 30 years. She joined CGIAR in 2014 as Director General of CIP. Among many achievements...
CGIAR Annual Performance Report 2020 now available online
Partner news | | 1/8/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a challenging year, placing considerable strain on global food systems. A new online report, CGIAR Annual Performance Report 2020: Growing Resilience for a Better Future, details how CGIAR worked with partners to respond to shocks to food security...