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CIMMYT Annual Report 2008-2009: Farming for our grandchildren's future - Maize and wheat agriculture and changing climates in developing countries
How can we do it? One idea is to substantially increase farmland, but that solution is problematic. Creating additional farmland would mean clear-cutting forests and jungles, damming more rivers, and escalating the pace ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2005-2006: Maize and wheat science for farmers, food, and livelihoods
In the strategic plan, “Seeds of Innovation,” CIMMYT outlined a focus and set its overall goals in conjunction with partners. Now we have taken the vision expressed in that document—one that sees CIMMYT as a key player in ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2003-2004: Adding value for development
This publication shows how CIMMYT and partners applied quality science in 2003-04 to add value to crops and cropping systems, innovation networks and training activities, and global public goods, thereby improving the ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2004-2005: A solid future
Most people in the developing world depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. Maize and wheat alone provide nearly half the food by weight and a quarter of the calories for the 4.9 billion people ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2000-2001: Global research for local livelihoods
New varieties of maize and wheat are still important, as they are the easiest way for poor farmers to adopt new technology. The more improvements we can put into that new grain—enhanced nutrient content and A Message from ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2001-2002: Diversity to heal the Earth and feed its people
In my new role as CIMMYT’s Director General, I am pleased to present this report on our latest research. We have called our report Diversity to Heal the Earth and Feed its People to emphasize the immense value of diversity ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1999-2000: Science and sustenance
At CIMMYT, our daily commitment is to focus the best agricultural science on improved human ans environmental well-being. This report describes the people and places that compel us to succeed in pur work, the range of ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1996-1997: Widening the circle of partnerships
We will continue to invest the time and energy needed to increase the visibility of agriculture (and its research) on the political landscape, as well as to assure the continued viability of CIMMYT's own research program, ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1995-1996: The next 30 years
In this Report, readers will find considerable evidence of change in CIMMYT, beyond that reflected in the bricks and mortar of our new Genetic Resources Center. For example, we highlight several initiatives involving our ...
CIMMYT 1991 Annual report: Improving the productivity of maize and wheat in developing countries -- An assessment of impact
CIMMYT's efforts to help the poor in developing countries have combined extraordinarily well with those of national programs. Together we continue to improve the lives of literally hundreds of millions of poor people. In ...