Only tortillas and beans

Only tortillas and beans

Every day we hear expressions like these in rural households in Guatemala. Families must make decisions on how to distribute food within their household. Not only on the food produced on their own farms – that often is scarce due to constant droughts affecting crops –...
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...
The world without beans: opinion piece

The world without beans: opinion piece

By Dr. Robin Buruchara, Director of the Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) This opinion piece was first published by the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change News Agency. It contributes to a global campaign to raise awareness of the importance of...

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