The Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project aims to accelerate the development and delivery of more productive, climate-resilient, gender-responsive, market-demanded, and nutritious maize and wheat varieties in support of sustainable agricultural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asia (SA). The project will:
Capacity building is undertaken as part of the project through different project objectives. The AGG project will provide research fellowships to graduate students (MSc and PhD) to selected graduate students to conduct their research with AGG project scientists at CIMMYT and IITA. The opportunities will be published at the CIMMYT Academy at https://academy.cimmyt.org.
To qualify, interested students should meet the following criteria:
Below are the general research areas which students can apply for.
Please contact the student research coordinators via email for more information.