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The birth of CIMMYT: pioneering the idea and ideals of international agricultural research
The birth of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico was an experiment in applying the idea of international agricultural research for development and the ideals for designing international ...
LACC/IGW 4th ICC latin american cereals conference: book of abstracts
For the first time, ICC and CIMMYT are collaborating for the LACC4 - 4th ICC Latin American Cereals Conference in combination with the IGW - 13th International Gluten Workshop so that cereal science and technology in Latin ...
Anti-Wheat fad diets undermine global food security efforts: wheat consumption healthy despite claims in self-help publications
A recent review paper released by Britain’s University of Warwick (Lillywhite and Sarrouy 2014) addresses two fundamental questions regarding wheat: “Are whole grain products good for health?”; and “What is behind the rise ...
The wheat and nutrition series: a compilation of studies on wheat and health
Including papers about wheat and health published during 2014-17 by CIMMYT, in partnership with Bimbo, a Mexican multinational bakery product company and, with permission of AACC International, from a special series in ...
Maize for Colombia 2030 Vision
(CIMMYT; CIAT, 2019)
In Colombia, maize is the third crop with the largest cultivation area after coffee and rice. In spite of this, it is the country with the highest volume of imports in South America, and the seventh in the world. Maize is ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Climate shocks and choice of adaptation strategy for Kenyan maize-legume farmers: insights from poverty, food security and gender perspectives
Climate change is a serious threat for agriculture, food security and the fight against poverty, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. With the IPCC climate outlook for the 21st century, the future of maize production in Kenya ...
Maize - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and IITA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food price crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Together with rice and ...
Wheat - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and ICARDA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—undercut and threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Accounting for a ...