Livestock: climate menace or opportunity for change?

Livestock: climate menace or opportunity for change?

This will be among topics presented by a team of CIAT’s researchers at the Tropentag 2016 conference in Vienna, Austria, themed: “Solidarity in a competing world – fair use of resources,” from September 18 – 21. Cattle production – which has a considerable...
Agricultural research, an ally for Colombia at peace

Agricultural research, an ally for Colombia at peace

Claudia Navas, an advisor to Colombia´s High Commission for Post-Conflict Recovery, visited CIAT headquarters on 17-18 August with a clear objective: to gain a deeper knowledge of the Center´s experience in applied research and “identify effective interventions for...
Trees on agricultural land sink four times more carbon

Trees on agricultural land sink four times more carbon

Trees grown on agricultural land significantly contribute to global carbon budgets, say authors in this recent study. If carbon from trees grown on agricultural land was well accounted for, total carbon estimates for agricultural land would be more than four times...
CIAT announces new Regional Director for Africa

CIAT announces new Regional Director for Africa

CIAT is pleased to welcome Dr. Debisi Araba as Regional Director for Africa. With extensive experience in agricultural policy and project implementation, he will work with the team to establish a vision and strategy for CIAT’s pan-Africa research programs, building on...

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