The Big Data team organized the workshop Analysis of Large Volumes of Commercial Data on Rice, which was held on 24-28 October at CIAT headquarters.
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) will start its second phase in 2017, and Latin America is one of its five target regions for action. Taking advantage of CCAFS Director Bruce Campbell’s presence at CIAT headquarters, young researchers took the floor in a seminar, held on 17th November, for sharing key questions and challenging approaches learnt so far during CCAFS phase 1.
A spectacular theater play called “The glory of coffee” on the history of coffee in China was the highlight of the 26th International Conference on Coffee Science (ASIC 2016). Coffee+climate PostDoc Christian Bunn gave a keynote presentation on efficiently guiding forward-looking adaptation with a supply chain inclusive view.
Over the next 5 years, this initiative will seek to enhance the cocoa value chain – as part of Colombia’s post-conflict development strategy – by strengthening the public and private sector institutions that are key for production of this crop.
A new decision-making toolkit is leading smallholder cocoa farmers, technicians and local organizations in Nicaragua through a learning journey on their farms, providing ways to plan interventions and track progress.
Four solutions lie in how we farm our food and treat our landscapes: this session aims to throw light on some of the tools that can tackle climate change head-on. During this session, we called on the audience at the Global Landscape Forum, an event at the 22nd...
The Cassava Genome Hub: Terabytes of tuberous tropical root research set to revolutionize big data for agriculture
When it comes to cassava, we are in the midst of a genomic revolution that is producing enormous amounts of information. CIAT’s goal is to develop the tools and skills needed to analyze all this data, and in turn accelerate and enhance the impact of international agricultural research.
When we start a capitalization process, we always tell our partners why it is important to capture our learning in a product that we can share with others. Are we doing this? No.
To overcome a coffee production deficit, the government of Ecuador is stimulating the purchase of locally produced robusta beans, in the hope of creating a more favorable atmosphere for improved relations between the coffee industry and domestic growers.
When farmers at Ma village began noticing that their acacia trees developed a rotten core, they found themselves pushed to planting eucalyptus almost exclusively.