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Provitamin A maize within the maize seed systems and grain value chain in Tanzania
Maize is the main staple crop in Tanzania. The average annual national maize consumption is estimated at over 3m metric tons (MT) (USAID, 2017), while production in 2016 was 5.9m MT harvested from 4.0m ha with a productivity ...
AIP-Maize Semi-Annual Report: (October 2014-March, 2015)
Maize is Pakistan’s third most important cereal crop covering an annual area of 1.12 million hectares. Maize in Pakistan is showing an increasing trend both in area and productivity (PBS, 2013). The demand for feed is the ...
Maize CRP: extension proposal 2015-2016
(CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
Together with rice and wheat, maize provides at least 30% of the food calories of more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. They include 900 million consumers whose income is less than US$ 2 per day and for ...
SIMLESA good practices and lessons learnt in gender mainstreaming: report and case studies
(CIMMYT; ACIAR, 2013)
In December 2012, the Sustainable intensification of Maize-legume cropping systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) Programme commissioned a study to compile case studies of good practices in ...
Gender Dissagregated Data in Agricultural Research: 'Towards Building Capacity for Data Collection’
(ACIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
The Sustainable intensification of Maize-legume cropping systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) is a multi-institution and multi-stakeholder regional collaborative research project led by the ...
Tortillas on the roaster (ToR): central America maize-beans systems and the changing climate
(CIMMYT; CRS; CIAT, 2012)
In order to be able to adapt to climate change, maize and bean producing smallholders in Central America have to know which type of changes and to which extent and ranges these changes will occur. Adaptation is only possible ...
SIMLESA I Launch and Planning Meeting Eastern Africa (Kenya and Tanzania), 14-17 October 2014
(CIMMYT; ACIAR, 2014)
This report summarizes SIMLESA 2 launch and planning meeting held in Arusha, Tanzania, to launch and plan SIMLESA 2 for Kenya and Tanzania. Representatives from the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research ...
The SIMLESA Journey (2010-2014)
(ACIAR; CIMMYT, 2015)
Maize and legume crops are important components in African farming systems. In addition to providing dietary foods, they provide cash income to smallholder farmers. Legumes also improve soil fertility through biological ...
Management of hybrid maize seed production
Numerous types of both conventional (based only on inbred lines) and nonconventional (where at least one parent is not an inbred line) maize hybrids may be produced. Conventional hybrid types include single crosses, three ...