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Germany and CIMMYT
Germany's concern for the equitable and sustainable development of economies, societies, and ecosystems is reflected in CIMMYT's mission of sustainably increasing the productivity of maize and wheat systems to ensure global ...
The Asian Development Bank and CIMMYT
Despite remarkable economic progress in Asia over the past three decades, 1.9 billion people still live on less than $2 dollars per day. Asia plants more than halt the developing world's wheat and almost half its maize. ...
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CYMMYT natural resources group: helping today's resource-poor maize and wheat farmers secure tomorrow's harvest
The NRG works to boost harvests while reducing the costs of farming-for people and the environment-with a focus on soil, water, and farming systems diversity. To accomplish this, NRG staff identify, test, and promote ...
Cowpea: a traditional multipurpose grain legume for smallholders in Zimbabwe
Cowpea (Vigna ungulculata) is a versatile annual grain legume that is widely planted by smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe, usually as an intercrop with maize. Farmers grow a range of types that include those with an indeterminate ...
CIMMYT's 20th Anniversary: a commemoration
"On this, the 22nd day of September, 1986, I formally inaugurate the Norman E. Borlaug Building, dedicated to training agricultural scientists from all over the world." With these words, Miguel de la Madrid, President of ...
Training at CIMMYT
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit agricultural research and training institution. Since its inauguration in 1966, CIMMYT's primary purpose has been to strengthen and support the ...
Training at CIMMYT
Training is a major CIMMYT activity. Through the years, training activities have evolved as an essential component in the development of improved agricultural technologies. The principal objective of CIMMYT's various ...
Drought-tolerant maize for Africa: better food security and livelihoods - Highlights of 2008
(ITTA; CIMMYT, 2008)
These are the dreams that a broad alliance involving CIMMYT and IITA, national research and extension programs, local seed companies, and non-governmental organizations – more than 50 partners in 20 nations of sub-Saharan ...