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Seeds of change: CIMMYT Annual Report 2019
In 2019, CIMMYT marked the end of a decade of achievements and the beginning of a decade of opportunities to improve peoples’ livelihoods. Groundbreaking crop research and partnerships offer opportunities for innovations ...
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation: CIMMYT Annual Report 2018
In response to shifting priorities of funding partners in 2018, the Center has pursued stability, organizational unity, efficiency, and strong science to make maize and wheat cropping systems more productive and durable. ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2013: agricultural research for development to improve food and nutritional security
The global agriculture environment has been changing before our eyes. Climate change, natural resource degradation and micronutrient defi ciencies pose enormous challenges to food production and human health; markets and ...
2014 Annual Report: turning research into impact
After alarm bells sounded due to rising food prices in early 2014, the world and particularly poor consumers, who spend much of their income simply to eat, were relieved by a sharp downturn in global food prices over the ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2012: Agricultural research for development improves food security
Farmers – particularly smallholders – are where it all starts. Based on field-based evidence and on CIMMYT experiences of nearly 50 years, providing small-scale farmers with high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate-ready ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2010-2011: Acute awareness bold action to energize agriculture
For lots of people, 2011 will be remembered as the year famine re-emerged. In the Horn of Africa, 13 million persons—many of whom lived from farming and herding—had their lives irrevocably changed by the worst drought in ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2008-2009: Farming for our grandchildren's future - Maize and wheat agriculture and changing climates in developing countries
How can we do it? One idea is to substantially increase farmland, but that solution is problematic. Creating additional farmland would mean clear-cutting forests and jungles, damming more rivers, and escalating the pace ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2007-2008: Science for farmers and a better food future
After decades of stability, world food prices have jumped more than 80% since 2005. Recent good harvests have brought prices down, but not to pre-2005 levels, and most economists expect food costs to remain at much higher ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2004-2005: A solid future
Most people in the developing world depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. Maize and wheat alone provide nearly half the food by weight and a quarter of the calories for the 4.9 billion people ...