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Potential technology and research needs for rainfed maize production in drought prone environments of Southern Africa
In southern Africa, semi-arid areas (here simply defined as areas with less than 700 mm but more than 350 mm of rainfall per annum) can be found from around 100 m to over 1,400 m above sea level. The semi-arid areas most ...
Targeting recommendations for small farmers: the role of economic factors in Zimbabwe and Swaziland
Natural conditions and major resource differences such as farm size are commonly used in on-farm research to define homogeneous 'recommendation domains' within which new technologies are tested. Successful trial results ...
The increasing role of wheat consumption and imports in the developing world
This study presents in detail the themes explored in the CIMMYT publication, World Wheat Facts and Trends, Report 2 (1983). It looks at changes in wheat consumption in developing countries, examines the increasing importance ...
1983 World wheat facts and trends. Report two: an analysis of rapidly rising Third World consumption and imports of wheat
The world wheat economy has dramatically changed over the last three decades. In the period immediately following World War II, wheat trade was dominated by the developed market economics. The USA, Canada and Australia ...
Ghana's tradition makers: changing patterns in food crops research, extension, and production
The personal fortunes of Kwaku Yamoah-Boampong, like the collective fortunes of his native Ghana, have been fickle to say the least-and the two appear to be intertwined. During the late 1970s, he tried to disentangle one ...
L'Economie au CIMMYT
Le present numero de la revue LE CIMMYT AUJOURD'HUI etudie les efforts que font nos economistes pour aider leurs collaborateurs nationaux a mettre au point et transferer de meilleures techniques de culture du mais, du ble, ...
This issue of CIMMYT TODAY explores the efforts of our economists to assist national collaborators to develop and transfer improved technology for maize, wheat, barley and triticale in the developing world.
Training at CIMMYT
Training is a major activity at CIMMYT. The principal objective of the Center's various training programs is to increase the professional expertise of agricultural research personnel in developing countries. After completing ...
From agronomic data to farmer recommendations: an economics training manual
This manual presents a set of procedures for the economic analysis of on-farm experiments. It is intended for use by agricultural scientists as they develop recommendations for farmers from agronomic data. Developing ...
Compendium of selected meteorological data for the El Batan, Poza Rica, Tlaltizapan and Toluca Experiment Stations
This publication is the initial effort to summarize selected meteorological data recorded at the four research stations of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) between 1973 and 1982. These four ...