Big Data on Your Plate
Big Data is taken Uganda. CIAT and the World Bank Group present at this important event.
The Crop and Climate modeling team of CIAT’s Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) Research Area supports the Center’s research processes through the development and implementation of agro-climatic models.
“Foreign” crops – from maize to mangoes – dominate national food consumption and farming practices worldwide
The origins of over two-thirds of the grains, legumes, fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural crops countries grow and consume can be traced to ancient breadbaskets in distant parts of the world, according to an exhaustive peer-reviewed report published today.
Our highest level global agreements are so urgent that it’s difficult to image how we will even agree on measuring them before their deadlines arrive. We have prepared a policy brief outlining how methods innovated by CIAT researchers and partners can be used as indicators for SDG target 2.5, Aichi target 13, etc.
“This is where the rubber hits the road,” said the World Bank’s Erick Fernandes, opening the first Big Data for Agriculture Roadshow in East Africa in Nairobi, on Wednesday May 24th. Speaking to participants from government, the private sector and research...
We build the fundamentals of sustainable food futures The world has never produced or consumed so much food. We cannot, however, ignore the pressure that food production is putting on the environment and the ecosystem services we all depend on. We cannot ignore either...
CIAT’s Colin Khoury has received the 2016 Hugo de Vries Award for his landmark doctoral thesis on changing human diets and the importance of wild plants to global food security.
First of its kind global mapping project reveals gaps in wild crop genetic diversity for agriculture to adapt to future climate change.
In early February, ASTI organized a technical review and outreach workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), held at the CIAT campus. The workshop brought together ASTI’s national focal points: key contacts who have been coordinating national survey rounds over the last year or so to update agricultural research data on investment, human capacity, and outputs for nearly every country in the region.
It was definitely not love at first sight. Gonzalo Rovira had prepared carefully for this first date. Years of experience assured him that all would go well. But when the big moment arrived, he felt intimidated. His date was a platform named “R,” which is widely used...