Posts Tagged ‘Asia’

15 Ways to Improve Maize Production in Asia

Maize MayurbhanjThe 12th Asian Maize Conference was convened to join experts, stakeholders and national representatives in one room to share their perspectives on maize in Asia and create an inclusive roadmap to improve production and its impact on family incomes and nutrition.

The official conference recommendations have now been announced, revealing the priorities and challenges to develop maize production in the region and some key initiatives that we may see in the near future as a result of the conference.

Bringing Drought Tolerance to Maize in Asia

 

Hybrid maize in YunriMaize is rapidly emerging as a key crop  in Asian food systems. 70 percent of the maize harvest in Asia feeds the prodigious growth of the livestock sector, showing that maize is central to growing prosperity and changing lifestyles in the continent.