Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Highlights of the 12th Asian Maize Conference

The 12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultation on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environmental Security” convened in Bangkok, Thailand from 31 October to 1 November 2014.


Maize opportunities and challenges for Asia

Compared with other cereals, maize has recorded the fastest annual growth in Asia at around 4 percent, but consumption is rising faster than yields.


12th Asian Maize Conference

The 12th Asian Maize Conference is taking place in Bangkok from 30 October to 1 November, bringing together more than 350 leading agricultural researchers, policy-makers, farmers and service providers …


Asian maize conference develops strategies for sustainable intensification of maize in Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (From left to right) Anan Suwannarat (Director General, Thai Department of Agriculture), Hiroyuki Konuma (Assistant Director General, FAO-RAP), Raj Paroda (Executive Secretary, A …


Upcoming: 12th Asian Maize Conference

In Asia, maize production is growing at a faster rate than any other cereal. The demand for maize has grown in response to changing consumer habits; with greater demand for meat in consumers’ diets, m …


Initiative to track wheat and maize varietal adoption in South and East Asia

By Surabhi Mittal/CIMMYT A new project aims to generate quality data on the uptake and diffusion of CGIAR research outputs and assess their impact and alignment with the Consortium’s goals. The planni …


New maize and new friendships to beat Thai drought

CIMMYT E-News, vol 5 no. 3, March 2008 CIMMYT fosters regional partnerships and provides seed to help researchers in Thailand get drought resistant maize to farmers. “We are very, very dry,” says farm …


Corpoica maize ‘V-114’ released in Colombia

Last 25 July, more than 180 farmers and staff from CIMMYT and CORPOICA, Colombia’s agriculture research organization, gathered in the field of Isabel Cristina Cardenas at Los Palmitos, near Sincelejo, …