International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Centre international d'amélioration du maïs et du blé
Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
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1966 Mexico City Mexico
Founded 1966, Mexico City (Mexico), as an international agricultural research centre. CIMMYT grew out of a pilot programme sponsored by the Mexican government and the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1940s and 1950s aimed at raising farm productivity in Mexico.
Improve livelihoods and foster more productive, sustainable maize and wheat farming throughout the developing world, specifically targeting food insecurity and malnutrition, climate change and environmental degradation.
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