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Borlaugh Institute for South Asia: CIMMYT is uniquely positioned to tackle the challenges in India
Over the next decades, food security and economic development in South Asia and India will be increasingly and most drastically affected by the negative impacts of climate change, rapidly fal ling ground water tables lack ...
MasAgro biodiversidad: catalogo de productos en linea
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; CGIAR; BBSRC, 2018)
MasAgro Biodiversidad es un componente del programa Modernización Sustentable de la Agricultura Tradicional (MasAgro) enfocado en el aprovechamiento y conservación de recursos genéticos resguardados en los bancos de ...
How does CIMMYT's improved maize get to the farmer?
Fighting the fall armyworm through collective action
(Feed the Future; CIMMYT; USAID; CGIAR, 2018)
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda), a highly destructive insect-pest indigenous to the Americas, has been reported in Africa since January 2016. FAW is capable of attacking more than 80 different plant species, ...
Maize - Global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: executive summary
(CIMMYT; IITA, [2017?])
Recurrent food price crises-combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change-threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Together with rice and ...
Feasibility study of Climate-Smart Agriculture for rural communities in Southern Africa: the approach
"A Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) innovation is a technology or practice that increases farm productivity and profitability; helps farmers cope with negative efects of climate change and build resilience; and mitigate ...
Integrating “gender” in research for development: how you interpret the term can shape project achievements
We summarize below analyses of how gender approaches were applied in three different CIMMYT projects in Africa and Asia. In particular, we examine the differing interpretations of “gender” by scientists, staff and participants ...
Reaching into the past to tackle new challenges: improving wheat by conserving wild ‘goat grass’
(CGIAR Genebank Platform; Crop Trust |ICARDA; CIMMYT, 2019)