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Wheat farmers' seed management and varietal adoption in Kenya
(Egerton University; KARI; CIMMYT, 2002)
Wheat is the second most important crop in Kenya after maize and is becoming an important source of food both for humans and livestock. Despite increasing wheat production, only 50% of domestic consumption requirements are ...
Project extension proposal of food security in Bangladesh: improving wheat, maize and papaya production, and impacts of arsenic contamination.
CIMMYT began its work under USAID grand in July 2002 with programs running for 3 years except for the Transgenic Papaya program, which ends June 2007.Thus, this proposal entails the expansion and extension of the additional ...
A checklist of journal articles from CIMMYT and its collaborators 1966-1999
The scope of this Checklist is limited: it covers only journal articles - not conference papers, not newsletters, not theses, not CIMMYT imprints. Thus it represents only part of CIMMYT's published output. And the search ...
Agriculture in the 21st century
This lecture reviews prospects for meeting the three major challenges confronting agriculture at the start of the 21st century: the food supply challenge, the need for agriculture to play a central role in reducing poverty; ...
CIMMYT Publications catalogue 2000
This catalogue is intended to provide the information needed to order our publications. It is organized into several sections. The most comprehensive of these is the first section, which provides abstracts of new and ...
Global public goods for poor farmers: myth or reality?
At the start of a new century, the international agricultural research and development community is undergoing a transformation. Powerful forces are acting to expand research opportunities as never before, but at the same ...
New science: brings new hope for people and the environment
It is an honor to address this group on a topic that represents one of the CGIAR' s greatest aspirations, which is to bring the newest and best scientific insights to bear on some of the hardest realities that human beings ...
Adoption and impacts of improved winter and spring wheat varieties in Turkey
Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Turkey, and the country ranks among the top ten producers in the world. It is a staple and strategic crop, and an essential food in the Turkish diet, consumed ...
Community assessment of drought tolerant maize for Africa (DTMA) in Kenya
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2009)
While maize is the most important agricultural commodity in Kenya, its production often falls below requirements whenever there is drought. The main aim of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project is to address ...
An analysis of the bottlenecks affecting the production and deployment of maize seed in eastern and Southern Africa
The publication describes outcomes of a study conducted in 2007/08 to analyze the bottlenecks affecting the production and deployment of maize seed in eastern and southern Africa. The objectives of the study were to provide ...