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How to work with agricultural innovation systems

The CGIAR Research Program on MAIZE and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) of the Netherlands organized a workshop called “Designing projects focusing on agricultural innovation systems” in Wageningen …


CIMMYT marks 50 years of innovation in agricultural science for development

CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.


Buena Milpa participates in the lamb and agrobiodiversity fairs in Guatemala

Social inclusion activities were conducted with Mayan children. Photo: Rachael Cox and Nadia Rivera/Buena Milpa. Buena Milpa is the Sustainable Intensification Strategy for Latin America promoted by C …


Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)

Hunger, malnutrition, and poor health are widespread and stubborn development challenges. Agriculture has made remarkable advances in the past decades, but progress in improving the nutrition and heal …


Food Security

As staple foods, maize and wheat provide vital nutrients and health benefits, making up close to two-thirds of the world’s food energy intake, and contributing 55 to 70 percent of the total calories i …


Gender

CIMMYT aims to enhance the relevance and overall impact of maize and wheat-specific interventions for smallholder farmers. Raising the productivity of these crops is essential to alleviate poverty and …


CGIAR Research Program on MAIZE

“MAIZE” is a CGIAR Research Program (CRP) launched in 2012 by the CGIAR, a global partnership for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, …


Sustainable Intensification

Sustainable intensification agriculture practices are aimed at enhancing the productivity of labor, land and capital. They offer the potential to simultaneously address a number of pressing developmen …