Mexico | International recognition for sustainable system in corn production
The Analytics Society INFORMS, Kinaxis and Adelphi University, in the United States, awarded the MasAgro program, from the Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Center for Improvement of Maize and Wheat (CIMMYT), the first place in the 2020 Prize of Innovative Applications in Analytics, in recognition of the data system and planning of Corn for Mexico.
The objective of the award is to recognize cases of unique application of a combination of analysis techniques in a creative way, through unusual processes of use that produce knowledge and high added value, such as conservation agriculture implemented in different regions of Mexico with the MasAgro project.
On this occasion, CIMMYT presented the "Integrated Analysis for Sustainable Agriculture in Latin America", in collaboration with the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Institute for the Analysis of Applied Systems (IIASA), which describes the strategy monitoring, evaluation, award and learning (MEAL) of MasAgro y Maíz for Mexico.
Source: mst.dk (Automatically translated from Spanish)