Decision and Policy Analysis

Coupling biophysical modeling results and local farmer preferences to optimize land use in Ethiopia

Coupling biophysical modeling results and local farmer preferences to optimize land use in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia approaches 105 million people, the growing demand for food is expanding agriculture into marginal, forest, and natural conservation ...
The wild relatives of major vegetables, needed for climate resilience, are in danger

The wild relatives of major vegetables, needed for climate resilience, are in danger

The wild relatives of chile peppers, pumpkins, carrots, and lettuce join a growing list of poorly conserved plant species. These ...
Grass height in cow nutrition: size does matter

Grass height in cow nutrition: size does matter

In one day, a cow can eat between 25,000 and 30,000 morsels of grass. What do the differences in these ...
Subnational climate-smart agriculture (CSA) action planning: Lessons learned with Veronica Ndetu, head of the Climate Change Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture

Subnational climate-smart agriculture (CSA) action planning: Lessons learned with Veronica Ndetu, head of the Climate Change Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is the proposed approach in the face of climate variability. The government of Kenya, through the Ministry ...
Strengthening Partnerships for Agricultural Resilience in Africa

Strengthening Partnerships for Agricultural Resilience in Africa

Going forward, the UM6P and the Alliance between Bioversity International and CIAT will work to initiate cooperation in research, education, ...
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 ...
Loading...
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.

Visit the blog

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This