CIAT has made great strides over the years in the management of research data and is one of the institutions taking the lead in data innovations around agriculture. CIAT co-leads the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture and has just hosted, in September 2017,...
Dr. Julian Ramirez-Villegas, a Climate Impacts Scientist, discusses in-depth about a groundbreaking approach that can enable farmers to thrive in a changing climate.
During peacetime, a sound strategy for saving Colombian forests? A new study points to collective land titling
Dr. Augusto Castro and his research partners propose a model that sheds light on what may cause deforestation in Colombia to continue following the 2016 peace accord.
Representatives from both public and private sectors lament that water-related challenges, including those that later affect the quality of coffee, are the biggest threats to Vietnam’s coffee industry, which fulfils approximately 40 percent of global Robusta demand. As if that weren’t bad enough, the industry is facing a new threat related to pests and diseases.
CIAT and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have signed a three-year work plan, kicking off an expanded set of research and capacity building activities between the two organizations.
Drought, pests and disease on the rise hit harvests in Zimbabwe
New research shows impressive productivity gains and use of improved bean varieties by farmers in Malawi.
More than 300 farmers, companies, extension agents and media attended a field day at the Agriculture Seed Agency (ASA) seed farm at Ngaramtoni in Arusha, Tanzania, to raise awareness among smallholder farmer about the value of planting improved bean varieties....
The team of CIAT’s genetic transformation platform won first prize in the poster session that was carried out at the sixth congress of the Seed Association of the Americas (SAA) in Cartagena, Colombia, from 5 to 7 September.
A new roadmap outlining CIAT’s strategic vision for Africa 2017-2020 has been launched. The roadmap, online here, highlights the organization’s goal in the region: To promote more productive, profitable agriculture and healthier diets at no environmental cost by...