Maize

Maize ( MAYZ; Zea mays subsp. mays, from Spanish: maíz after Taino: mahiz), also known as corn (North American and Australian English), is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The leafy stalk of the plant produces pollen inflorescences and separate ovuliferous inflorescences called ears that yield kernels or seeds, which are fruits.Maize has become a staple food in many parts of the world, with the total production of maize surpassing that of wheat or rice. In addition to being consumed directly by humans (often in the form of masa), maize is …

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PCNS: Policy Center for the New South · 23 May 2024 English

The financialization of commodities was introduced to the world as early as the 19th century and has been controversial in terms of the results it has yielded and the additional …

journey evolved from initially trading grains like maize and wheat, with limited success, to becoming a significant discussion about potentially mandating wheat and maize trading through ECX in 2013. Moreover, ECX explored Currently, SAFEX offers contracts for white and yellow maize, bread milling wheat, sunflower seeds, and soybeans country’s main staple crop, white maize, launched alongside a yellow maize contract. The provisions of the environment for both spot and futures trade. White maize still accounts for the largest share of trading


ICIPE: African Insect Science for Food and Health · 23 May 2024 English

April 2024) 07 Management and Leadership 2023 Timeline The DG received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy The Director General (DG) visited icipe The DG participated in: a roundtable on Embracing …

the use of biopesticides on fall armyworm, other maize pests meeting at KEPHIS. organised by CNRADA, Mauritania scientific research, knowledge Research Organisation maize and vegetable IPM in Eastern the University of Maroua Tanzania Consulting Ltd, Kenya, for controlling maize Worcester Polytechnic institute (WPI), Massachusetts increase crop yield, and, soil feedback and on maize incorporation of agroforestry; pesticides; and gender-sensitive IN 2023 and provide income during off-seasons of maize cultivation. icipe developed a third-generation


World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

not only on key commodities such as wheat and maize, but also fuel and fertilizer. These hikes could


World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

for non-plantation food crops, comprising rice, maize, fruits, vegetables and other crops that are primarily self-sufficiency in rice and recently also in maize production. Rice production has increased steadily


ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 21 May 2024 English

The confluence of the Rangeet and Teesta rivers, in Darjeeling’s Teesta Bazaar. The Teesta is on the right.

to move to cultivating crops like tobacco and maize that need less water. With growing populations


World Bank Group · 21 May 2024 English

Haba Haba, which means “bit by bit” in Swahili, is a voluntary pension scheme in Kenya for workers in informal employment and promises to be a scheme through which they …

engagements also involved distributing food, masks, and maize flour to encourage attendance and participation


World Bank Group · 21 May 2024 English

NG-NFWP/SPCU/COLLECTIVE PROC/2023/015 / CONSTRUC TION OF 6NOs MAIZE STORA GE PLANTS FOR COLLECTIVE S IN OGUN STATE IDA TRACTORS WITH O THER COUPLED EQUIPMENT FOR 1No. MAIZE & 2Nos CAS SAVA PRODUCTION COLLECT IVES IN 2 LGA


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 21 May 2024 English

The economy is recovering after consecutive climate-related shocks as well as social turmoil at the beginning of 2023. Inflation has receded due to the central bank’s decisive monetary policy tightening, …

energy prices. Due to lower global wheat, rice, and maize yields, global food prices usually increase. Similar


World Bank Group · 21 May 2024 English

ET-SIDAMA - PIU -312442-G O-DIR / Procurement of Maize Variety seed IDA / 63120 Green Infrastructure and ET-SIDAMA - PIU -394279-G O-DIR / procurement of Maize and hari cot bean seeds IDA / 63120 Green Infrastructure


World Bank Group · 21 May 2024 English

annually, with an average yield of 5 to 6 tons of maize per hectare and 3.5 to 4.8 tons of wheat per hectare higher yields: wheat up to 8 tons per hectare, and maize 13 tons per hectare. The production of vegetables


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