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Guide to bread wheat breeding at CIMMYT
This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprograms of the CIMMYT Wheat Program. First published in the late 1980s, the report has been updated regularly as the bread wheat breeding methodology ...
Perspectives on CIMMYT's future: a summary of external stakeholder consultation conducted for strategic planning at CIMMYT
As part of the strategic planning process initiated in July 2002, CIMMYT commissioned the Meridian Institute to conduct an extensive consultation with more than 170 stakeholders worldwide, representing national agricultural ...
CIMMYT in sub-Saharan Africa: weaving the fabric of better livelihoods
Agriculture engages nearly nine-tenths of the populace in sub-Saharan Africa. Drought, depleted soils, unfavorable polices, disease, and armed conflict ravage productivity, health, and hope for a better life. By mobilizing ...
Seeds of innovation: CIMMYT's strategy for helping to reduce poverty and hunger by 2020
The strategic choices made by CIMMYT and its partners will improve their capacity to contribute to the UN Millennium Development Goals of halving poverty and hunger through maize and wheat research. Their strategic choices ...
MTP 2006-2008 CIMMYT building on strength. International Crop Improvement: our contribution to reduce hunger and poverty
In 2003 CIMMYT began a process of renewal and revitalization. It was designed to keep CIMMYT’s crucial maize and wheat improvement work relevant to the needs of the poorest and those in fragile environments, where the ...
Achievements of the Bangladesh CIMMYT partnership for agricultural research and development
Bangladeshis do not want to live by rice alone. As the aspirations, incomes, and nutritional awareness of its people have increased since independence, other cereals and the various value-added food products from them have ...
Focusing on food safety, CIMMYT researchers develop experimental maize and wheat varieties that better resist fungal diseases and pests in the field and in storage, as well as cropping and grain storage practices that help ...