MAIZE Agri-Food Systems Full Proposal 2017-2022
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Maize is the global leading cereal in terms of production, with 1,016 million metric tonnes (MMT) produced on 184 million hectares (M ha) globally (FAOSTAT, 2013). Maize is produced globally across temperate and tropical zones and spanning all continents. The MAIZE agri-food systems CRP focuses on (sub-)tropical maize in thelow- and middle-income countries that provide 64% of total maize production and where maize plays a key role in the food security and livelihoods of millions of poor farmers.