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This is what the future of coffee might taste like

New research shows that climate change is not only going to affect arabica coffee production, but also the taste of those prized beans ...

Tracking your publications

Two principal rules apply when sharing your work online ...

CIAT Research Online – Open Access Week Newsletter!

Please enjoy a copy of our Open Access Week edition of Your CIAT Research Online ...

Tips on going Open Access with CIAT

CIAT encourages scientists to publish in legitimate journals that best suit research needs and reach target users. However, CIAT also encourages researchers to make their research open in order to reach the widest possible audience, especially those from developing countries who cannot afford access to expensive scientific journal subscriptions ...

CIAT supports climate-smart agriculture in German development cooperation

CIAT joined an interesting panel discussion on the position of the German Ministry for Cooperation on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). We pointed out that CSA does not mean to ignore alternative development objectives but a shift in development priorities ...

Setting the climate change agenda for the world’s largest cocoa producer

CIAT’s researcher Christian Bunn traveled to Ivory Coast to gather support for our initiative to make the world’s largest cocoa producer climate smart ...

CIAT scientists participate in Nicaragua’s first agroecology congress

Looking to share knowledge of environmentally friendly agricultural production technologies to increase the country’s farming systems’ resilience to climate change, CIAT researchers participated in the First International Congress on Agroecology in Managua, Nicaragua ...

CIAT celebrates Open Access Week believing in its role in strengthening agricultural research

The international Open Access Week (24 – 28 Oct 2016) is now in its eighth year. It is a global event that creates opportunities “for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to ...

CIAT sends another seed shipment to the Arctic Circle

With this latest shipment, the Center reached its goal of sending 90% of its bean and forages collections by 2016 for safekeeping in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norway ...

MSIDPII AND RTC-ACTION Projects launched in Malawi: CIAT geared at making a landmark impact

By B. Chataika, E. Maereka, R. Zulu and R. Chirwa The 26th of September 2016 marked the dawn of the new chapter in Research for Development in Malawi, as the Country witnessed the double launch of two projects: the Malawi Seed Industry Development Project phase II (MSDIPII) and the Roots ...

Marking 10 years since CIAT signed the Plant Treaty

It just so happens that today - World Food Day 2016 - coincides with the 10th anniversary of CIAT signing The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture ...

Cooperative Leadership Event in Malawi: a platform to bridge research, capacity-building and policy-making

A recent five-day event in Uganda, aimed at strengthening agricultural cooperatives, closed with a resolution to establish a new cooperative bank to support farmers in Malawi among other achievements. The Cooperative Leadership Event (CLE), which took place from 26 to 30 September in Lilongwe, was the second in a series ...

Interactive Stories

In Honduras, members of the Asociación de Familias Agropecuarias Artesanales Intibucanas Lencas, ASOFAIL, strive to become the main characters in their own development. With the support of VECO MA ...
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A commitment to inclusion in Honduras

Cassava in Tanzania...all the way from South America, originally
The origins of over two-thirds of the grains, legumes, fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural crops countries grow and consume can be traced to ancient breadbaskets in distant parts of ...
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“Foreign” crops – from maize to mangoes – dominate national food consumption and farming practices worldwide

Filming on the farm
Handing over a video camera and equipment may not be your first thought, but it is a fascinating possibility that leads to learning on many levels ...
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Filming for change: When farmers get BEHIND the camera

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