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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 ...
Wellhausen-Anderson plan genetic resources center: operations manual 2004
In 2004, CIMMYT restructured its research programs into six new global and ecoregional programs. One of these, the Genetic Resources Program, is now home to the maize and wheat germplasm collections in CIMMYT’s gene bank. ...
Can everybody be well fed by 2020 without damaging natural resources?
Failure to assure sustainable food security will foster the very conditions that will further destabilize and polarize the world in the years to come, with tremendous consequences for all people. This lecture discusses six ...
Should energy be a product of 21st century agriculture in developing countries?
Recent policies fostering use of alternative, renewable energy sources in the industrialized world confront developing countries with diverse opportunities and challenges: how to integrate with potential biofuel markets, ...
Science for farmers and a better food future
Innovación para la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional
2013 Maize CRP Annual Report for the Consortium and the Fund Council
(CGIAR Research Program on Maize, )
MAIZE is a highly collaborative program that contributes to 10 of the 11 Intermediate Development Outcomes (IDOs) of the CGIAR – productivity, food security, income, gender, capacity to innovate and adapt, environment, ...
Maize CRP Annual Report 2013
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2014)
2013 witnessed the strengthening of many new and existing partner collaborations. Building on the rapid response of MAIZE and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) in 2012 to the outbreak of the deadly maize ...
Crops that feed the world 6. Past successes and future challenges to the role played by maize in global food security
(Springer Verlag, 2011)
Maize is one of the most important food crops in the world and, together with rice and wheat, provides at least 30% of the food calories to more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. In parts of Africa and ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in developing countries, 1966-97
This report, which updates and extends the findings of an earlier CIMMYT study published in 1993, examines the impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world. Covering the period 1966-97, the ...