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Sixth Stakeholders Meeting: Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA II) Project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2006)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), with financial support ...
Report of a Workshop on Integrating Pastures, Fodders and Cereal Crops as Refugia for Stem Borers in the Farming Systems of the Humid Coastal Kenya, 26-29 July, 2004
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2005)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is a joint project between Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARl) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) with financial support from the ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
New maize offers better livelihoods for poor farmers
(CIMMYT; IITA; NDA; EUROPEAN UNION; SDC; ARC-LNR; MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; NPDAE; DFID; GTZ, 2001)
South Africa's poorest farmers can expect a new, affordable option for sustaining food production and increasing agricultural economic returns. Plans for the release of two improved open-pollinated maize varieties will be ...
Eastern Africa regional maize nursery: project report for 1997 and 1998
A Regional Eastern Africa collaborative maize nursery project was initiated with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation in 1998. The project facilitates development of disease resistant maize varieties for eastern Africa. ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project was publicly launched on March 3 2000 with the convening of a Stakeholders Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. About seventy six people, representing different stakeholder groups ...
Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, the ...
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project: annual report 2003-2004
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2005)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
Latin American maize germplasm conservation: regeneration, in situ conservation, core subsets, and prebreeding
This publication describes progress in collaborative efforts to document, characterize, regenerate, and conserve (both in seed banks and on-farm in situ) maize seed collections from the Americas since 1998. Participants ...
CIMMYT Maize Program, strategic plan: 1995 and beyond
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2004)
The application of biotechnology and its wide range of tools pose new challenges to governments that require biosafety frameworks be in place for the safe and responsible use of the genetically modified organisms and their ...