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Drought-tolerant maize makes farming profitable Drought-tolerant maize makes farming profitable

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This article appeared on the website of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA.

Document linked to :http://www.iita.org/cms/details/news_details.aspxarticleid=2286&zoneid=81 Link created on :Thu, 2010-Mar-04 01:48

New climate-ready maize varieties released in Malawi New climate-ready maize varieties released in Malawi

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Date added: 04/20/2009
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On 20 March 2009, new maize varieties ZM 309 and ZM 523 were released in Malawi.  This news article provides information on the launch.

Document linked to :http://blog.cimmyt.org/?p=785

Drought tolerant maize varieties witnessed tremendous positive outcome in Ethiopia Drought tolerant maize varieties witnessed tremendous positive outcome in Ethiopia

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Date added: 11/10/2009
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The DTMA project, which was launched in 2006, has witnessed remarkable achievements in Ethiopia. This news article gives an overview of project activities in the country.

Document linked to :http://www.ena.gov.et/EnglishNews/2009/Aug/29Aug09/95667.htm  

 African seed producers seek regional action on rapid release of improved seeds African seed producers seek regional action on rapid release of improved seeds

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Date added: 11/10/2009
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Dr Wilfred Mwangi, DTMA Project Manager and Associate Director, Global Maize Program (CIMMYT) attended a policy workshop held in Abuja, Nigeria, in October 2009. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) submitted a press release, as given in this document.


Document linked to :http://www.modernghana.com/news2/246310/1/african-seed-producers-seek-regional-action-on-rap.html Link created on :Tue, 2009-Nov-10 05:24

An incisive diagnosis of Africa's maize seed industry An incisive diagnosis of Africa's maize seed industry

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Date added: 04/20/2009
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A new study by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) highlights the effect of limited availability of high-performance seeds on maize production in eastern and southern Africa. The results should help policy makers create a more favorable environment for the seed sector, which is critical for increasing the agricultural productivity and incomes of African farmers.

Document linked to :http://www.cgiar.org/monthlystory/april2009.html
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