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What drives capacity to innovate? Insights from women and men small-scale farmers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
(Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security, 2018)
What are key characteristics of rural innovators? How are their experiences similar for women and men, and how are they different? To examine these questions, we draw on individual interviews with 336 rural women and men ...
CIMMYT maize research-for-development in Asia
Demand for maize in Asia is increasing and expected to double by 2050, driven largely by demands for food, feed and industry needs. CIMMYT works with public and private sector partners in Asia to improve the livelihoods ...
Impact of public and private sector maize breeding research in Asia, 1966-1997/98
This book presents results of a study of the impacts of international maize breeding research in seven developing countries of Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam). It provides ...
Almanac characterization tool at work: impacts in Africa, Asia and Latin America
(USAID; ESRI; CIMMYT, [2001?])
The “ACT at Work” document is a compilation of user case studies illustrating just some of the varied applications of the Almanac Characterization Tool in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The majority of the studies presented ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Addressing climate change effects and meeting maize demand for Asia
(GMRI; CIMMYT, 2011)
This includes the extended summaries of the scientific presentations made during the 11th Asian Maize Conference held in Nanning, China, during 7-11 November 2011. The Conference is co-organized by the International Maize ...
Major agricultural revolution sweeping across Asia's breadbasket regions: potential to help millions
As many parts of the world, including the European Union, debate restructuring agricultural policy to be more focused on environmental and food security needs, scientists will announce at a news briefing in The Hague on 2 ...
Maize research in Asia, Improving Stress Resilience, Conserving Resources and Empowering Local Communities
(CIMMYT; CGIAR, 2014)
Asia is a key region for the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in its mission to enhance food security and reduce poverty in maize- and wheat-based systems. With nine offices in the region, CIMMYT ...
Towards reduced pesticide use for cereal crops in Asia
Several opportunities are available for dramatically reducing the use of agrochemicals in Asia cereal crop production. The first selection of this paper summarizes past trends and future prospects for pesticide use in Asia ...
Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET)
The Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET) is a collaborative research and training network established in April 1998 that is aimed at building the biotechnology capacity of national maize programs in Asia. The focus ...