Decision and Policy Analysis

Miembros del equipo del Proyecto SLUS – Dr. Augusto Castro Núñez (segundo de izq. a der.), Jhon Jairo Hurtado (tercero de der. a izq.), Miguel Romero Sánchez (segundo de der. a izq.) y Grey Yohana Lozano (a la derecha) – hablaron con cacaoteros y un asesor técnico de Fedecacao en Caquetá y Cesar durante una visita reciente a los dos departamentos, ambos están dejando atrás el conflicto (Foto: Luis Solarte / CIPAV).

For sustainable cacao farming in Colombia, going organic is not necessarily the only good answer

As noted in an analysis on the opportunities emerging from cacao production to contribute toward peace conducted by CIAT and ...
Participant from Malian delegation at seed producer cooperative in Lemo Bilbilo District. Photo credit: S. Samuel, CCAFS

Sharing new approaches to bring together gender, youth, nutrition and climate

Representatives from farmer’s organisations from southern African countries, from the Government of Mali and Ethiopia, IFAD project staff and donors ...
Artificial intelligence and farmer knowledge boost smallholder maize yields

Artificial intelligence and farmer knowledge boost smallholder maize yields

Data-driven agriculture can boost smallholder production threatened by weather and climate change, but data scientists need to work with farmers ...
Sara Rankin, the researcher from Cali who promotes urban agriculture as more than just producing food

Sara Rankin, the researcher from Cali who promotes urban agriculture as more than just producing food

Sara Rankin was born in Cali and she is a researcher from the Sustainable Food Systems team at CIAT. This ...
Faridah Nakimbugwe (green dress), holds a packet of Super Kawomera outside a home in the Kampala, Uganda neighborhood of Nabulagala.

To improve nutrition for the poorest consumers, try a market-based approach

Uganda’s newest health food craze began in the slums of Kampala. It started when a handful of women tried an ...
What happens in the city when we understand that the rural-urban link is increasingly strong? Cali’s example

What happens in the city when we understand that the rural-urban link is increasingly strong? Cali’s example

Not a new: agriculture is not an exclusive business from rural areas. For that reason, several years ago, CIAT began ...
Marcela Quintero: Success at Work is a Matter of Balance

Marcela Quintero: Success at Work is a Matter of Balance

Marcela Quintero is one of the most prestigious researchers on environmental and agricultural issues at CIAT. She began her work ...
Central American countries learn to anticipate the future to plan for climate change

Central American countries learn to anticipate the future to plan for climate change

One of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change is learning to get out of its straitjacket and explore ...
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Andy Jarvis

Andy Jarvis

Director, Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area

a.jarvis@cgiar.org

This CIAT Blog was launched in January 2016. For articles related to Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) prior to this date, visit our former blog. Please note the old DAPA blog is no longer updated.

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