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.
Dr. Louis Verchot and Dr. Ngonidzashe Chirinda, both of CIAT’s research program on Soils and Landscapes for Sustainability, will be contributing to upcoming reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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.
By: Perla Castillo & Janelee Waldock The CGIAR and CIAT have gone through transformational changes in the past decade, and recently we are driven by an aspiration to become a learning organisation. Future success depends on our ability to track and demonstrate...
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