Counter-attacking human and pig disease in Asia

Lao PDR’s northern-most province lies among cloud-covered peaks between China to the west and Vietnam to the east. The mountains here, along the eastern edge of Phongsaly province, are cut by a narrow winding pass - a trade route with Vietnam Read More …

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Understanding Rwanda’s puzzling nutrition paradox

It’s October in Cyuve district, one of Rwanda’s most productive agricultural regions. Looking across the valley to the hills in the far distance, just one crop dominates. Climbing beans. The beans are not yet waist high. Instead, it is the many Read More …

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New coffee study a wake-up call

Whether you like it frothy, skinny, straight or short, coffee lovers around the world face a wake-up call as the perfect storm brews for their favourite drink. For the first time, researchers have mapped suitability for Arabica coffee - the most Read More …

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New photo-film: mapping soil diversity in Tanzania

The second photo-film of a two-part series, "The Ground Beneath Your Feet," is launched this week during Global Soil Week, where CIAT is highlighting the importance of soil, debating the latest science and technology as well as methods Read More …

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A Virtual Feast for the Mind

We invite you to feast your eyes and your mind on the online version of CIAT’s Annual Report 2014-2015: Pathways to Development Impact – our first virtual and fully interactive publication*. Like our printed annual reports of the past, this Read More …

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Counter-attacking human and pig disease in Asia

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Lao PDR’s northern-most province lies among cloud-covered peaks between China to the west and Vietnam to the east. The mountainsRead More …

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Lowell Hardin, a CIAT Founding Father

4 May, 2015 by (comments)

CIAT joins the family and many friends and colleagues of Lowell Hardin, professor emeritus at Purdue University, USA, in mourningRead More …

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Understanding Rwanda’s puzzling nutrition paradox

29 April, 2015 by (comments)

It’s October in Cyuve district, one of Rwanda’s most productive agricultural regions. Looking across the valley to the hills inRead More …

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New coffee study a wake-up call

27 April, 2015 by (comments)

Whether you like it frothy, skinny, straight or short, coffee lovers around the world face a wake-up call as theRead More …

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New photo-film: mapping soil diversity in Tanzania

23 April, 2015 by (comments)

The second photo-film of a two-part series, “The Ground Beneath Your Feet,” is launched this week during Global Soil Week, whereRead More …

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A Virtual Feast for the Mind

15 April, 2015 by (comments)

We invite you to feast your eyes and your mind on the online version of CIAT’s Annual Report 2014-2015: PathwaysRead More …

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Scaling up – TV helps farmers shape up soils in East Africa

2 April, 2015 by (comments)

There are a lot of big facts about soil knocking around this year – on account of it being the InternationalRead More …

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Beans that Can Beat the Heat

24 March, 2015 by (comments)

Responding to fears that bean production will take a big hit from global warming, CIAT scientists have identified about 30Read More …

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Africa’s first Water Fund to tackle rising threats to food security, water and energy supplies

19 March, 2015 by (comments)

Every rainy season Jane Kabugi’s home comes under attack. The torrential rain so desperately needed downstream to fuel Kenya’s risingRead More …

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Women as drivers of positive change

5 March, 2015 by (comments)

In many developing countries, women play a major role in agricultural activity. They can be responsible for growing and sellingRead More …

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