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Japan's investment in CIMMYT: results in 2000
(ODA; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Government of Japan and CIMMYT recognize the urgency of devising better strategies for food, income, and environmental security in the developing world. Japan supports four CIMMYT research projects directed at reversing ...
The Asian Development Bank and CIMMYT
Despite remarkable economic progress in Asia over the past three decades, 1.9 billion people still live on less than $2 dollars per day. Asia plants more than halt the developing world's wheat and almost half its maize. ...
Welcome to CIMMYT headquarters
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 ...
Seeds of innovation: CIMMYT's strategy for helping to reduce poverty and hunger by 2020
The strategic choices made by CIMMYT and its partners will improve their capacity to contribute to the UN Millennium Development Goals of halving poverty and hunger through maize and wheat research. Their strategic choices ...
Focusing on food safety, CIMMYT researchers develop experimental maize and wheat varieties that better resist fungal diseases and pests in the field and in storage, as well as cropping and grain storage practices that help ...
CIMMYT in sub-Saharan Africa: weaving the fabric of better livelihoods
Agriculture engages nearly nine-tenths of the populace in sub-Saharan Africa. Drought, depleted soils, unfavorable polices, disease, and armed conflict ravage productivity, health, and hope for a better life. By mobilizing ...
Conservation agriculture toward sustainable and profitable farming
Global agriculture faces major challenges. In large areas, soil erosion and the loss of fertility progressively reduce crop yields and can lead to land being abandoned and turning to desert. Households, industries, and ...
Cowpea: a traditional multipurpose grain legume for smallholders in Zimbabwe
Cowpea (Vigna ungulculata) is a versatile annual grain legume that is widely planted by smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe, usually as an intercrop with maize. Farmers grow a range of types that include those with an indeterminate ...