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Training at CIMMYT
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit agricultural research and training institution. Since its inauguration in 1966, CIMMYT's primary purpose has been to strengthen and support the ...
A sampling of CIMMYT impacts, 1999: new global and regional studies
CIMMYT and its partners engage in one of the world’s most ambitious humanitarian endeavors: together, we form a global wheat and maize improvement system that seeks to better the lives of millions of poor farmers and ...
CIMMYT in Africa
CIMMYT in Asia
Asia plants more than half of the developing world's wheat crop and almost half of its maize crop. So why should anyone be concerned about Asian agriculture? The answer is that improvements in agriculture are often the ...
IRD CIMMYT: the apomixis project -- a revolution in seed technology sows new hope in farmers' fields
(IRD; CIMMYT, 1998)
Poor and subsistence farmers, lacking hybrid and improved maize varieties, struggle daily to eke out an existence from low yielding plants that offer little resistance to destructive insects and diseases. In many of the ...
Seed health at CIMMYT
The CIMMYT Economics Program
CIMMYT economists ask and answer fundamental questions about CIMMYT’s maize and wheat research: Do our research products help people? How do they help them? Can we design research products that are better at meeting farmers’ ...