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.
CIAT guest editor of the KM4Dev journal on ‘Open research, open data, and your development organization’
CIAT with lead guest editor Megan Zandstra coordinated the Volume 13, Issue 2 of the KM4Dev Journal on ‘Open research, open data, and your development organization: best practices in information and data management for development’. Guest Editors were Megan Zandstra, Simone Staiger-Rivas, Leroy Mwanzia, Abby Clobridge, Iryna Kuchma, Abraham Azubuike, Michelle Willmers and Nilam Prasai.
In thirty years, the Philippines may become even more dependent on imports of rice, coffee, vegetables, and pork.
By Caroline Mwongera When I went to Northern Uganda for the first time with my research team, we weren’t sure what to expect. We were of course aware of the devastation in the war-torn area, but the full scale of the impact on agricultural production – the life line...
Gender equality is central to the three CGIAR strategic objectives of reducing poverty, improving food and nutrition security, and working towards sustainable, resilient agro-ecosystems.
Daniel Debouck, a researcher in CIAT’s Genetic Resources Program, received the Order of Leopold, the highest recognition that the Kingdom of Belgium bestows, for his 40 years of scientific work.
18th WOCAT Networking Meeting ‒ Promoting Sustainable Land Management and Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals Seventy percent of the world's available water resources are being used in agriculture, while 43% of degradation worldwide is caused by overgrazing....
LFM team of CIAT and the EDC initiative of CTA just published a new policy brief that underlines the need of a new generation of farmer cooperatives to promote and facilitate the development of local and inclusive agribusiness in Africa.
This piece first appeared as a guest commentary on the website of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. By Mercy Lung'aho Given its impressive track record over the last 20 years, Rwanda has rightly been considered a model for reducing poverty and hunger in Africa....