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New Seed Initiative for Maize in Africa (NSIMA) end of project meeting proceedings
(NSIMA; CIMMYT, 2015)
The New Seed Initiative for Maize in Africa (NSIMA) project was initiated in 2005 in recognition of the vital role that maize seed plays in agricultural development. More than half of the population in southern Africa are ...
Sixth Stakeholders Meeting: Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA II) Project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2006)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), with financial support ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
The risk management project: improving options for resource poor farmers in drought prone areas of southern Africa
The goal of the CIMMYT-AusAID-ACIAR Risk Management Project is to increase the productivity and sustainability of smallholder maize-based farming systems in southern Africa by speeding the adoption of productivity-enhancing, ...
1989/90 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends: realizing the potential of maize in Sub-Saharan Africa
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, per capita production of maize and other traditional staples has declined in recent years. The worsening prospects for African agriculture are a prime concern of the Consultative Group on ...
New Seed Initiative for Maize in Southern Africa (NSIMA): annual report 2008
The New Seed Initiative for Maize in Southern Africa (NSlMA) Project has completed the first year of the second phase of funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. This phase of the project supported a ...
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA Project): annual report 2006
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2007)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
Gestion des entreprises semencieres en Afrique
L’expansion rapide des entreprises semencières favorise l’entreprenariat en Afrique. Sur ce continent, ce secteur a vu la montée, et parfois la disparition, d’entreprises semencières nationales et internationales, d’industries ...
The development and promotion of quality protein maize in Sub-Saharan Africa: progress report 2003
Quality Protein Maize (QPM) development and promotion activities have grown tremendously in Africa during 2003. The strong support from the Nippon Foundation is being complemented through synergies with various other ...
Lagarta do funil do milho em África: um guia para o manejo integrado de pragas
O mundo tem visto progressos significativos na luta contra a fome, a desnutrição e a extrema pobreza, embora ainda haja muito a fazer. Ao mesmo tempo, o surgimento e a rápida dispersão da lagarta do cartucho do milho (LCM; ...