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Norman Borlaug’s legacy and the urgent need for continuing innovative wheat technology
(Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2011)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Maize CRP: extension proposal 2015-2016
(CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
Together with rice and wheat, maize provides at least 30% of the food calories of more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. They include 900 million consumers whose income is less than US$ 2 per day and for ...
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
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