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CYMMYT natural resources group: helping today's resource-poor maize and wheat farmers secure tomorrow's harvest
The NRG works to boost harvests while reducing the costs of farming-for people and the environment-with a focus on soil, water, and farming systems diversity. To accomplish this, NRG staff identify, test, and promote ...
Grain a day: @CIMMYT #grainaday
Globally, an estimated 800 million people do not get enough food to eat and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to U.N. food agencies. As staple foods, maize and wheat ...
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
Responding to climate change
Over 90% of work at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) relates to climate change, with breeding for drought tolerance stretching back to the 1970s. Climate change is already happening. Without ...
CIMMYT Southern Africa: enhancing income, food and nutritional security through science and partnerships since 1985
“Maize is life” to many of southern Africa’s most vulnerable. While in the last 50 years the production of cereal crops in the developing world has tripled, with only a 30% increase in cultivated land area, the impact of ...
CIMMYT in Southern Africa: Improving food and nutritional security through science and partnerships
CIMMYT-SARO is focused on the development and deployment of climateresilient technologies to sustainably increase productivity and profitability, reduce yield variability and lower the impact on the environment. As part ...
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, ...
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 ...
Sudan grass: a promising fodder crop for central Kazakhstan