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Cereal grain policy analysis in the national agricultural research systems of Eastern and Southern Africa
(CIMMYT; SADC; ICRISAT, 1993)
Linking global and local approaches to agricultural technology development : the role of participatory plant breeding research in the CGIAR
This paper describes the current state of international plant breeding research and explains why centralized approach to germplasm improvement, so successful in the past, is being transformed by decentralized local breeding ...
Understanding farm level technology adoption : lessons learned from CIMMYT's micro surveys in Eastern Africa
Drawing on a series of technology adoption studies carried out by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in collaboration with national agricultural research systems in Eastern Africa during 1996-98, ...
Creating an on-farm research program in Ecuador : the case of INIAP's production research program
This paper describes the use of collaborative on-farm research in the development of improved maize technology for representative farmers in an Andean region. Featured elements include a description of the research process, ...
La adopcion de las tecnologias de labranza de conservacion en La Fraylesca, Chiapas
(CIMMYT; INIFAP, 1994)
Organization and performance of national maize seed industries : a new institutionalist perspective
This paper proposes a conceptual framework for analyzing the organization and performance of national maize seed industries. The authors begin by reviewing what several leading economic paradigms have to say about the ...