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Factors that transformed maize productivity in Ethiopia
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
Maize became increasingly important in the food security of Ethiopia following the major drought and famine that occurred in 1984. More than 9 million smallholder households, more than for any other crop in the country, ...
CIMMYT and its work in Africa and Asia
Metal silo grain storage technology and household food security in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2015)
A treatment effect and ordered logit models were used to evaluate the impact of metal silo storage technology on household food security and factors influencing adoption of metal silo. Farmers’ perception of the effectiveness ...
Crops that feed the world 6. Past successes and future challenges to the role played by maize in global food security
(Springer Verlag, 2011)
Maize is one of the most important food crops in the world and, together with rice and wheat, provides at least 30% of the food calories to more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. In parts of Africa and ...
AIP-maize: progress review and summary of achievements
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