New CIMMYT maize hybrids available from Eastern Africa breeding program
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, United States of America
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is offering a new set of elite, improved maize hybrids to partners in eastern Africa and similar agro-ecological zones. National agricultural research systems (NARS) and seed companies are invited to apply for licenses to pursue national release of, and subsequently commercialize, these new hybrids, in order to bring the benefits of the improved seed to farming communities.
The deadline to submit applications to be considered during the first round of allocations is 9 February 2020. Applications received after that deadline will be considered during the following round of product allocations.