Good NEWS for the Fight Against Malnutrition

Good NEWS for the Fight Against Malnutrition

Good NEWS for the Fight Against Malnutrition Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Power a Nutrition Early Warning System (NEWS) for Africa Since at least the 1970s, food crises have seemed to strike sub-Saharan Africa with depressing frequency They often require...
How diverse is the global diet?

How diverse is the global diet?

New Changing Global Diet website explores changes in diets over the past 50 years in countries around the world One of the central concepts that unifies those concerned with biodiversity is the understanding that this diversity is being lost, piece by piece, to a...
Beans without borders, by Clare Mukankusi

Beans without borders, by Clare Mukankusi

#CIATforward Visions of a sustainable food future Clare Mukankusi, plant breeder “The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a free trade area for 20 countries, which has allowed us to significantly speed up the release of new beans” Beans without...
What we don’t know about John Miles

What we don’t know about John Miles

This article is about a brilliant scientist who is retiring from CIAT after working as a plant breeder in the tropical forages program for 37 years. On several occasions I begged John Williams Miles to give me an appointment so I could interview him, but his answer...

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