MAIZE greatly appreciates the contributions of all Window 1 and Window 2 funding partners for their support during Phase I through the CGIAR Fund. Without these donors MAIZE work in Phase I (2012-2016) and Phase II (2017-2022 ongoing) would not have been possible.
The CGIAR Research Program on MAIZE (MAIZE) is an international collaboration between more than 300 partners that seeks to mobilize global resources in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.
Led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as its main CGIAR partner, MAIZE focuses on increasing maize production for the 900 million poor consumers for whom maize is a staple food in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. MAIZE’s overarching goal is to double maize productivity and increase incomes and livelihood opportunities from sustainable maize-based farming systems.
Writers/Editors: Jennifer Johnson and Carolyn Cowan
Contributors: Lone Badstue, Frederic Baudron, Yoseph Beyene, Anani Bruce, Olaf Erenstein, Bruno Gerard, Manje Gowda, Victor Kommerell, Sudha Nair, Marilia Nutti, Gerphas Ogola, Matthew O’Leary, Natalia Palacios, B.M. Prasanna, Dil Rahut, Felix San Vicente, L.M. Suresh, Regina Tende, Claudia Velasco
Photos: Amador Aguillón, CIMMYT, Carlos Alfonso Cortés, M.DeFreese, HarvestPlus, Jennifer Johnson, Peter Lowe, Matthew O'Leary
Infographics and maps: Jennifer Johnson, Sam Storr and Nancy Valtierra
Spark production: Jennifer Johnson and Carolyn Cowan