The CGIAR Research Program MAIZE is an international collaboration between more than 300 partners from the public and private sectors, national institutions, international research organizations and seed companies. This unique partnership seeks to mobilize global resources in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

Maize Newsletter Vol. 2

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Maize news

  • Asian Maize Conference Develops Strategies for Sustainable Intensification of Maize in Asia

    Bangkok – 29 October 2014 – More than 350 leading agricultural researchers, policy makers, farmers and service providers from across the public and private sectors are gathering in Bangkok from 30th October – 1st November ...

  • International Breeding for Success in Asia

    For Walter Trevisan, Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Steering Committee Chair, the transnational history of maize breeding offers several important lessons for maize breeders today.

  • Research, Reorganized

    Agricultural research is changing. In order to have a greater impact, research must be relevant to a greater variety of farmers in different contexts, while being both applicable and adaptable.

  • Gender Matters in Farm Power

    The goals of the Farm Power and Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Intensification (FACASI) project are to address the issue of declining farm power in eastern and southern Africa, and reduce the labor burden that comes ...