Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture
The Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program (MasAgro) is a research for rural development project supported by Mexico’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food and CIMMYT.
The project promotes the sustainable intensification of maize and wheat production in Mexico. MasAgro develops capacities and research activities aimed at raising maize and wheat yields stability and profitability in Mexico. The program also seeks to increase farmer income and production systems sustainability by implementing collaborative research initiatives, developing and promoting the use of improved seed, sustainable technologies and farming practices.