CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment

CIMMYT economists ask and answer fundamental questions about CIMMYT's maize and wheat research: Do our research products help people? How do they help them? Can we design research products that are better at meeting farmers' needs? Are we conducting research efficiently? Are factors beyond...

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Main Author: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
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Language:English
Published: CIMMYT 2001
Subjects:AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, YIELDS,
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10883/3836
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spelling dig-cimmyt-10883-38362021-03-31T14:21:06Z CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT) AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY ECONOMIC ANALYSIS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT YIELDS CIMMYT economists ask and answer fundamental questions about CIMMYT's maize and wheat research: Do our research products help people? How do they help them? Can we design research products that are better at meeting farmers' needs? Are we conducting research efficiently? Are factors beyond research-such as public policies-helping or hindering farmers? Should we enter certain areas of research? Should we abandon others? In other words, CIMMYT economists analyze the elements of success in maize and wheat production, from farmers' fields to the global marketplace. They also investigate the elements of success in maize and wheat research. To learn why crop production and research succeed in some instances and not in others, economists study technology, the product of research. Technology constitutes practices and inputs-such as improved seed, labor, fertilizer, water, or crop management strategies-that are used to grow crops. Economists study how researchers design technology and how farmers use it, to learn what makes research yield good results. 6 pages 2014-03-13T01:05:23Z 2014-03-13T01:05:23Z 2001 Brochure http://hdl.handle.net/10883/3836 English CIMMYT manages Intellectual Assets as International Public Goods. The user is free to download, print, store and share this work. In case you want to translate or create any other derivative work and share or distribute such translation/derivative work, please contact CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org indicating the work you want to use and the kind of use you intend; CIMMYT will contact you with the suitable license for that purpose. Open Access PDF Mexico CIMMYT
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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
YIELDS
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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
YIELDS
Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
description CIMMYT economists ask and answer fundamental questions about CIMMYT's maize and wheat research: Do our research products help people? How do they help them? Can we design research products that are better at meeting farmers' needs? Are we conducting research efficiently? Are factors beyond research-such as public policies-helping or hindering farmers? Should we enter certain areas of research? Should we abandon others? In other words, CIMMYT economists analyze the elements of success in maize and wheat production, from farmers' fields to the global marketplace. They also investigate the elements of success in maize and wheat research. To learn why crop production and research succeed in some instances and not in others, economists study technology, the product of research. Technology constitutes practices and inputs-such as improved seed, labor, fertilizer, water, or crop management strategies-that are used to grow crops. Economists study how researchers design technology and how farmers use it, to learn what makes research yield good results.
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YIELDS
author Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
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title CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
title_short CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
title_full CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
title_fullStr CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
title_full_unstemmed CIMMYT Economics program: from farmers' fields to the global marketplace - promoting better food systems for the poor and the environment
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