The New Urban Agenda adopted by the UN General Assembly on 23 December 2016 is centered on sustainability and equity. The vision of the declaration is one of ‘cities for all, referring to the equal use and enjoyment of cities and human settlements, seeking to promote inclusivity (…) [and] where all persons are able to enjoy equal rights and opportunities’.
El Rolo, as he is affectionately known by his co-workers, is saying goodbye to CIAT today, after 37 years of work.
Science now offers an option to boost crop productivity and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to the authors of a report that will appear this week in the journal Plant Science.
The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is launched today. It plans to disrupt food production across the developing world, with the aim of making it more productive, efficient and resilient – all through the power of information.
When we published about the increasing homogeneity in global food supplies, we hadn’t yet found a good way to make the underlying national level data readily visible to interested readers. This is why the publication of our new Changing Global Diet website is exciting. It provides interactive visuals for 152 countries over the past 50 years. We that hope you enjoy your investigations through time. Perhaps you can tell us where you think the changing global diet is headed.
This opinion piece first appeared in Kenya's Business Daily Newspaper on May 1st. As this week’s Nairobi Burger Festival draws to a close, we revisit the underlying cause of a spike in milk prices and draw attention to an issue which could bring us fewer burgers to...
In 2016, researchers at CIAT began working on the Climate Services for Resilient Development- Colombia project, funded by USAID, under its Climate Services for Resilient Development (CS4RD) program, and again with CCAFS’ support.
Gender Connections: A role for communications, knowledge sharing, and data and information management, a brief
By: Simone Staiger Rivas For two years, CIAT supported the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network with communications, knowledge sharing and information management. The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network was created in 2012 to ensure that the...
I met Lucy through Mari, an organizer of Mujeres y Maíz Criollo. Lucy lives in Amatenango, a community of Tseltal farmers outside of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.
This article is about John Miles, a brilliant scientist, who is retiring from CIAT after working as a plant breeder in the tropical forages program for 37 years.