Please enjoy a copy of our Open Access Week edition of Your CIAT Research Online.
CIAT encourages scientists to publish in legitimate journals that best suit research needs and reach target users. However, CIAT also encourages researchers to make their research open in order to reach the widest possible audience, especially those from developing countries who cannot afford access to expensive scientific journal subscriptions.
CIAT joined an interesting panel discussion on the position of the German Ministry for Cooperation on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). We pointed out that CSA does not mean to ignore alternative development objectives but a shift in development priorities.
CIAT’s researcher Christian Bunn traveled to Ivory Coast to gather support for our initiative to make the world’s largest cocoa producer climate smart.
Looking to share knowledge of environmentally friendly agricultural production technologies to increase the country’s farming systems’ resilience to climate change, CIAT researchers participated in the First International Congress on Agroecology in Managua, Nicaragua.
The Conference of Latin American and Caribbean Ecosystem Services: Healthy Ecosystems for Resilient Societies, which took place at the CIAT headquarters in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, from October 18 to 21.
The international Open Access Week (24 – 28 Oct 2016) is now in its eighth year. It is a global event that creates opportunities “for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research*”.
With this latest shipment, the Center reached its goal of sending 90% of its bean and forages collections by 2016 for safekeeping in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norway.
By B. Chataika, E. Maereka, R. Zulu and R. Chirwa The 26th of September 2016 marked the dawn of the new chapter in Research for Development in Malawi, as the Country witnessed the double launch of two projects: the Malawi Seed Industry Development Project phase II...
It just so happens that today – World Food Day 2016 – coincides with the 10th anniversary of CIAT signing The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.