Africa: CIMMYT to Organize a CGIAR varietal enhancement project

As part of the One CGIAR reform, the Global Science Group in western and eastern Africa, Genetic Innovation will undertake a crop breeding and seed systems project for major crops such as peanuts, sorghum, and millet. The project will be led by the International Maize...

Kenyan middlemen killing research funds flow to researchers.

Professor Paul Kimani, a plant breeder and lecturer at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences at Kenya’s University of Nairobi, has extensively researched a variety of drought-tolerant beans in Kenya. Over the years, his research has been made possible by...