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Responding to climate change
Over 90% of work at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) relates to climate change, with breeding for drought tolerance stretching back to the 1970s. Climate change is already happening. Without ...
Brochure: CGIAR Research Program on Maize
(CIMMYT; IITA; CGIAR, 2014)
The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on MAIZE unites more than 300 partners in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. MAIZE ...
Innovation for food and nutritional security
Grain a day: @CIMMYT #grainaday
Globally, an estimated 800 million people do not get enough food to eat and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to U.N. food agencies. As staple foods, maize and wheat ...
CIMMYT Southern Africa: enhancing income, food and nutritional security through science and partnerships since 1985
“Maize is life” to many of southern Africa’s most vulnerable. While in the last 50 years the production of cereal crops in the developing world has tripled, with only a 30% increase in cultivated land area, the impact of ...
CIMMYT in Southern Africa: Improving food and nutritional security through science and partnerships
CIMMYT-SARO is focused on the development and deployment of climateresilient technologies to sustainably increase productivity and profitability, reduce yield variability and lower the impact on the environment. As part ...
Infographic factsheet: The World of Maize
(CGIAR; CIMMYT; IITA, 2014)
Infographic factsheet: WHEAT-The Vital Grain of Civilization and Food Security
(CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
Bridges to prosperity: food security, the environment, and peace for Central America
(CIAT; SDC; CIP; CIMMYT, 2000)
We are building bridges to prosperity for the small-scale, subsistence farmers who produce basic food crops in Central America. Our vision is to reduce poverty and environmental degradation and promote peace. We are a group ...