Maize inter-cropped with fruit trees in the highlands of Guatemala to increase soil conservation and sustainability of the farm, and increase food diversification for consumption and income generation.
CIMMYT’s Sustainable Intensification Strategy for Latin America is implemented through Buena Milpa in Guatemala and focuses on biodiversity conservation, participative breeding, soil conservation, farm diversification and maize, helps to conserve maize landraces and other important plants in the region.
The innovation is a package of best practices for the prevention and control of udder inflammation (mastitis) by that together with centralized milk quality control can help improve dairy milk productivity and quality.
This innovation interprets the potential harmful impacts of varying levels of mycotoxin contamination in livestock feeds and therefore helps mitigate the problem of mycotoxins in the animal-source food value chains.
Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. By equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to feed themselves, Feed the Future is addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger, helping people end their reliance on aid, and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people—all while building a more stable world.