BMS – A key system for CIAT breeders

BMS – A key system for CIAT breeders

Last April, a BMS (Breeding Management System) workshop was held, as a joint effort among Cécile Grenier (researcher at CIAT’s Rice Program), representatives from the Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP), and CIAT’s Data and Research Methods team. The workshop was...
Learning more about soil ecology

Learning more about soil ecology

  Last April, the Soils and Landscapes for Sustainability Research Area at CIAT, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota (UMN) and the National University of Colombia at Palmira, held a training course entitled “Soil Ecology: Methodologies for the...
Golden Cassava Prize awarded to a CIAT researcher

Golden Cassava Prize awarded to a CIAT researcher

“Being a plant breeder is not a job, it’s a mission in life. The leading actor of this award is cassava, for it’s a fascinating crop.” – Dr. Hernán Ceballos. Dr. Hernán Ceballos, a plant breeder at CIAT’s Cassava Program, and Alfred Dixon, IITA Director of the...
“We are adjusting to a new financial reality.”

“We are adjusting to a new financial reality.”

Gloria Rengifo has led CIAT’s Finance and Administration area for three years now, but her story within the Center begins 15 years back as an administrative assistant. I talked to her some days ago to get acquainted with her journey at CIAT, the operations in...

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