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Gender and innovation processes in Maize-Based Systems
For several decades maize research for development has delivered valuable improved technologies to poor farmers. Some of these innovations significantly enhanced productivity, food security, and incomes, while others have ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible en las laderas mesoamericanas
(IICA; IFPRI; CIMMYT, 1997)
En los últimos años ha surgido un fuerte interés por parte de los investigadores de Centro América y México, por la investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible y el manejo de los recursos naturales (MRN) ...
Characterization of maize production in Southern Africa: synthesis of CIMMYT/DTMA household level farming system surveys in Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe
This report presents the synthesis of household level surveys in five intervention countries (Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project designed and implemented ...
Climate shocks and choice of adaptation strategy for Kenyan maize-legume farmers: insights from poverty, food security and gender perspectives
Climate change is a serious threat for agriculture, food security and the fight against poverty, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. With the IPCC climate outlook for the 21st century, the future of maize production in Kenya ...
Potential impact of investments in drought tolerant maize in Africa
The study evaluates the potential impacts of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project run by CIMMYT and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in 13 countries of eastern, southern and West ...
Maize-rice cropping systems in Bangladesh: status and research opportunities
Responding to demand from expanding poultry feed markets, maize area in Bangladesh rose from only a few thousand hectares in the 1980s to more than 200,000 hectares in 2007-08. This publication describes the rise of maize ...
Economic and livelihood impacts of maize research in hill regions in Mexico and Nepal: including a method for collecting and analyzing spatial data using Google Earth
To fully assess the impact of new technologies on farmers we need to shift the focus of research from ‘crops’ or ‘commodities’ to the impact pathway which links improved crop germplasm and management to household well-being. ...