Researcher at CIAT, used household-level surveys and data at the municipal level to assess the potential for integration of forest carbon storage and peace-building efforts in Colombia. The results are now online.
A new study shows that adding tiny, ‘micro’ amounts of certain nutrients to the soil, could boost crop yields in Africa by up to 25 percent. The findings suggest that micronutrients are more critical for boosting yields in Africa than previously realized.
Con el propósito de ayudar a los agricultores colombianos a estar más preparados para enfrentar nuevos patrones climáticos y adaptarse mejor a la variabilidad climática, el CIAT, a través de su área de investigación en Análisis de Políticas y Decisiones (DAPA) capacitó a los equipos de agro-climatología y sistemas de la Federación Nacional de Arroceros (Fedearroz) y de la Federación Nacional de Cultivadores de Cereales y Leguminosas (Fenalce) en el uso de la plataforma “Pronósticos Aclimate Colombia”.
Within the project Sustainable Amazonian Landscapes (SAL), we are going to answer this question by using test plots to estimate the amount of carbon and vegetative biodiversity that exists under different land use scenarios
A diverse group of environmental and private sector specialists met in Bogotá last week to discuss how to achieve sustainable development in Colombia’s Orinoco region.
A novel approach from Japan is being tested in CIAT fields with the goal of enabling rice farmers in Colombia and Latin America to make quick, wise, and exacting decisions about their crops based on real-time agricultural data.
Uber disrupted taxis; Tinder disrupted dating. It’s about time we disrupted food.
What can the countries who are currently fighting to slow down deforestation and the degradation of their forests possibly have in common? A lot!
Characterizing agrobiodiversity in one valley: Worlds of two ethnic minority communities, at different scales: An intern perspective
As my first time in Asia, a recent graduate of Biological Sciences and interested in the conservation of agrobiodiversity and food sustainability.
Social dimensions of a cassava production and value-chain: Why do the poor continue with unsustainable cassava production?
The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) has been working with the University of Queensland (UQ) and national partners in Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos and Cambodia to improve the livelihoods of upland farmers engaged in the cassava value chain.