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Germany and CIMMYT
Germany's concern for the equitable and sustainable development of economies, societies, and ecosystems is reflected in CIMMYT's mission of sustainably increasing the productivity of maize and wheat systems to ensure global ...
Innovation for food and nutritional security
CIMMYT in Africa
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 ...
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 ...
Science for farmers and a better food future
Food security as a gender issue: why are female-headed households worse off compared to similar male-headed counterparts?
The centrality of gender equity for inclusive development is a concept that is not contestable. The manifestations of inequality predicated on gender are myriad. These range from unequal access to educational opportunities, ...
Drought-tolerant maize for Africa: better food security and livelihoods - Highlights of 2008
(ITTA; CIMMYT, 2008)
These are the dreams that a broad alliance involving CIMMYT and IITA, national research and extension programs, local seed companies, and non-governmental organizations – more than 50 partners in 20 nations of sub-Saharan ...