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Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project: annual report 2003-2004
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2005)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
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 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 2007-2008: Science for farmers and a better food future
After decades of stability, world food prices have jumped more than 80% since 2005. Recent good harvests have brought prices down, but not to pre-2005 levels, and most economists expect food costs to remain at much higher ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1982-83
This report presents information on advances of the CIMMYT Maize Program (CMP) during 1982-83. The report includes the following sections: description of the CMP germplasm bank accessions; characteristics and evolution of ...
1993/94 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends maize seed industries: emerging roles of the public and private sectors
This report analyzes interactions between public and private sector organizations in the world maize seed industry, with emphasis on the developing world. The analysis includes the share of total maize seed sales in 1992 ...
1989/90 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends: realizing the potential of maize in Sub-Saharan Africa
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, per capita production of maize and other traditional staples has declined in recent years. The worsening prospects for African agriculture are a prime concern of the Consultative Group on ...
World maize facts and trends, CIMMYT Report one: analysis of changes in production, consumption, trade, and prices over the last two decades
CIMMYT's mandate covers two of the world's major cereal crops, maize and wheat. Fifty-three countries of the developing world have over 100,000 hectares sown to maize; these countries represent three-fourths of the popu ...