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Results of CIMMYT'S regional maize agronomy trial network across Central America and the Caribbean
CIMMYT's collaborative Agronomic research in Central America and the Caribbean began in 1988 with the initiation of a series of similar trials across the region. Three types of trials were established: interseeding of ...
Maize research and production in Guatemala
The maize research and production program of Guatemala has made important contributions to Guatemalan farmers, to CIMMYT's own maize research program, and to the national research efforts of other countries.
Overview of strategies and planned activities for 1989
After a very successful planning meeting involving CIMMYT directive and regional staff (December 88), it is felt that 1989 will mark a turning point in the development of CIMMYT Regional Program for Central America and the ...
1988 Mid year progress report: CIMMYT Central American / Caribean regional maize program
According to the priorities established in the work plan of 1988-1989, CIMMYT staff based in Guatemala spent 18 weeks traveling in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, and Cuba ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wheats for more tropical environments
This publication contains the proceedings of an international symposium on wheat production and research in tropical environments, held in Mexico on 24-28 September, 1984. In addition to the 43 contributed papers, it ...
Impactos del mejoramiento de maíz en América Latina: 1966-1997
Este informe documenta el número y los tipos de variedades e híbridos de maíz lanzados por los programas públicos de mejoramiento entre 1966 y 1997; describe las variedades e híbridos comercializados por organismos públicos ...
Fertilizer in les Cayes, Haiti: addressing market imperfections with farm-based policy analysis
CIMMYT's methods for on-farm research (OFR) are now being implemented by many national programs, helping them to identify improved and appropriate technologies for target groups of farmers. These experiences have contributed ...
Land and livelihoods: Patterns of rural development in Atlantic Honduras
This paper examines the impact of land distribution on the livelihoods of farm households in Atlantic Honduras. Using survey data and multivariate analysis, we link the distribution of land among households to the development ...