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CIMMYT Annual Report 2001-2002: Diversity to heal the Earth and feed its people
In my new role as CIMMYT’s Director General, I am pleased to present this report on our latest research. We have called our report Diversity to Heal the Earth and Feed its People to emphasize the immense value of diversity ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2000-2001: Global research for local livelihoods
New varieties of maize and wheat are still important, as they are the easiest way for poor farmers to adopt new technology. The more improvements we can put into that new grain—enhanced nutrient content and A Message from ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1999-2000: Science and sustenance
At CIMMYT, our daily commitment is to focus the best agricultural science on improved human ans environmental well-being. This report describes the people and places that compel us to succeed in pur work, the range of ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2007-2008: Science for farmers and a better food future
After decades of stability, world food prices have jumped more than 80% since 2005. Recent good harvests have brought prices down, but not to pre-2005 levels, and most economists expect food costs to remain at much higher ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2003-2004: Adding value for development
This publication shows how CIMMYT and partners applied quality science in 2003-04 to add value to crops and cropping systems, innovation networks and training activities, and global public goods, thereby improving the ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2004-2005: A solid future
Most people in the developing world depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. Maize and wheat alone provide nearly half the food by weight and a quarter of the calories for the 4.9 billion people ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2002-2003: Innovation for development
Last year my message described how diversity was essential to CIMMYT’s research and integral to its character as an organization. I concluded by discussing our plans to develop a mission and strategy that would build on ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2005-2006: Maize and wheat science for farmers, food, and livelihoods
In the strategic plan, “Seeds of Innovation,” CIMMYT outlined a focus and set its overall goals in conjunction with partners. Now we have taken the vision expressed in that document—one that sees CIMMYT as a key player in ...