Some women in science are shattering the proverbial glass ceiling. The process, though, is slow and long.
The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is hosting its first annual congress, taking place in Cali, Colombia, 19 to 22 September 2017.
By Debisi Araba, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)'s Director for Africa The game of football, or soccer, as fans would agree, has evolved greatly over the last few decades. Approaches are more technical and goals are harder to come by. With...
Ana Maria Loboguerrero Rodriguez, CCAFS Regional Program Leader for Latin America, explains what climate-smart villages are, and what makes them a unique model for improving the lives of smallholder farmers.
The second annual meeting of the cassava program was held at CIAT last Wednesday, 30 August. For the first time, the entire Cassava team from Asia and CIATHQ met here to learn how the research projects are advancing.
Climate change could reduce the suitability of lands for growing coffee in Latin America by as much as 88 percent by 2050, according to new research. Bees will take a hit too – but they could also be part of the solution
CIAT’s Ngoni Chirinda talks about what it all means to be a lead author for the IPCC Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories.
Honorable Professor Ruth Oniang’o, is joint winner of the 2017 Africa Food Prize. Prof. Oniang’o, former Member of Parliament for Kenya, and a leading advocate on nutrition in Africa, served as a member of the CIAT Board of Trustees from 2012-2015. She shares the...
This morning, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) will spearhead a task force uniting experts from tech companies like Facebook with top agricultural specialists from the Africa Development Bank, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa...
Two peer-reviewed studies led by CIAT researchers take an innovative approach to determining the causes of mealybug outbreaks in Asia’s cassava crops. They show how soil characteristics and the presence of disease can dictate the abundance of these bugs and shed light on the effectiveness of their natural enemies.