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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 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 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 2003-2004: Adding value for development
This publication shows how CIMMYT and partners applied quality science in 2003-04 to add value to crops and cropping systems, innovation networks and training activities, and global public goods, thereby improving the ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2002-2003: Innovation for development
Last year my message described how diversity was essential to CIMMYT’s research and integral to its character as an organization. I concluded by discussing our plans to develop a mission and strategy that would build on ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2000-2001: Global research for local livelihoods
New varieties of maize and wheat are still important, as they are the easiest way for poor farmers to adopt new technology. The more improvements we can put into that new grain—enhanced nutrient content and A Message from ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1999-2000: Science and sustenance
At CIMMYT, our daily commitment is to focus the best agricultural science on improved human ans environmental well-being. This report describes the people and places that compel us to succeed in pur work, the range of ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1998-1999: Science to sustain people and the environment
The message of this year's annual report is a simple one, but it bears repeating: at CIMMYT we conduct essential science to meet people's essential needs for food, for income, and for a healthy environment. We and our ...