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CIMMYT in Mexico: the cradle of global agricultural innovation
Mexico has been CIMMYT’s host country and partner since the organization’s founding in 1966, and has contributed substantively to CIMMYT work with farmers, other partners and donors across the developing world. Through ...
Are structured value chains possible or necessary? some highlights from Ethiopian and Kenyan maize and legume markets
(CIMMYT; EIAR; KALRO; ACIAR, 2016)
A core pillar of sustainable agricultural intensification is the farm level financial viability of such intensification. This will (almost surely) be mediated by well-functioning agricultural markets and value chains. This ...
The benefit package: the promise of conservation agriculture in maize-based systems of Malawi and Mozambique
(ACIAR; CIMMYT; DARS; IIAM, 2016)
In addition to the long-term ecological benefits, conservation agriculture (CA) is attractive to farmers due to its short-term resource saving effects with little, if any, yield penalty. Compared to conventional practices, ...
CIMMYT in Africa
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit agricultural research for development organization working to improve maize and wheat farming systems for farmers, particularly smallholders and ...
Maize variety options for Africa
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2016)
CIMMYT Southern Africa: enhancing income, food and nutritional security through science and partnerships since 1985
“Maize is life” to many of southern Africa’s most vulnerable. While in the last 50 years the production of cereal crops in the developing world has tripled, with only a 30% increase in cultivated land area, the impact of ...
CIMMYT in Southern Africa: Improving food and nutritional security through science and partnerships
CIMMYT-SARO is focused on the development and deployment of climateresilient technologies to sustainably increase productivity and profitability, reduce yield variability and lower the impact on the environment. As part ...
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What should I do if I find Fall Armyworm damage?
(CIMMYT; CSISA, 2019)