Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

CIMMYT annual report 2017.

Abstract

This report covers the work of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in 2017. It includes feature stories on: the fight against fall armyworm in Africa; the role of improved seeds in reducing malnutrition in Haiti; the wheat seed sector in Ethiopia; public-private partnerships in the maize seed systems of Africa and Latin America; sustainable sourcing partnerships for maize and wheat in Mexico; rural mechanization; and zinc-enriched wheat to fight malnutrition in Pakistan. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) icons attached to each story help signal how CIMMYT's work ties to the SDGs.