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Impactos del mejoramiento de maíz en América Latina: 1966-1997
Este informe documenta el número y los tipos de variedades e híbridos de maíz lanzados por los programas públicos de mejoramiento entre 1966 y 1997; describe las variedades e híbridos comercializados por organismos públicos ...
Variety testing and release approaches in DTMA project countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
This report presents a summary of variety testing and release regulations in DTMA project countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In order to understand these approaches a study was undertaken in 2007 under the auspices of ...
Analisis del contexto y funcionamiento de las instituciones financiadoras, administradoras y operativas de la investigacion agropecuaria en Mexico
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 2001)
En este documento se analiza el contexto y funcionamiento de las instituciones relacionadas con la investigación agropecuaria en México. En el capitulo II se analizan los principales indicadores del sector agropecuario ...
Adoption and impacts of improved maize production technology: a case study of the Ghana Grains Development Project
This report, one of a series of adoption case studies coordinated by the Impacts Assessment and Evaluation Group (IAEG) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), examines the adoption by ...
Maize in Nepal: production systems, constraints and priorities for research
(CIMMYT; NARC, 2001)
Maize cultivation is a way of life for most farmers in the hills of Nepal. It is a traditional crop cultivated as food, feed and fodder on slopping Bari land (rainfed upland) in the hills. It is grown under rainfed conditions ...
CIMMYT 1999/2000 World maize facts and trends. meeting world maize needs: technological opportunities and priorities for the public sector
This report has four parts. Part 1 focuses on the role intemational agricultural research institutions should play in meeting the rapid growth in maize demand that is anticipated during the next 20 years. Constraints to ...
Food security in Bangladesh: Improving wheat, maize and papaya production, and impacts of arsenic contamination - USAID Grant No.388-G-00-02-00070-00.
(USAID; CIMMYT, 2007)
The USAID funded project 'Food Security in Bangladesh: Improving Wheat, Maize and Papaya Production, and Impacts of Arsenic Contamination' was designed to enhance food production through agronomic research and extension ...
Ten years with NAFTA: a review of the literature and an analysis of farmer responses in Sonora and Veracruz, Mexico
(Congressional Hunger Center; CIMMYT, 2006)
This report reviews recent literature regarding impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA, launched in 1994) on maize and wheat farming in Mexico. A basic overview of maize and wheat production in Mexico ...
Characterization of Maize Producing Households in Adami Tulu - Jido Kombolcha and Adama Districts in Ethiopia
Maize is an important cereal crop in Ethiopia as a source of both food and cash and represents a shift in farmers’ choice of crops. In terms of area coverage on a national basis, it is next to teff (CSA 2007). Of all food ...
Characterization of maize producing households in Monze and Kalomo Districts in Zambia
(CIMMYT; UNZA, 2010)
The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project is an initiative which is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF) and Howard G. Buffett Foundation to accelerate drought tolerant maize development and ...