Latin America and global food security: Helping the whole world learn to fish

In the global debate about food security, two key issues concerning Latin America are often overlooked: first, the continued vulnerability of some parts of the region to food and nutrition insecurity and, second, the enormous potential of the region Read More …

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Race to halt mystery curse spreading across Southeast Asia

The race is on to identify the mysterious cause of a devastating cassava disease sweeping through the region. Dozens of species of insects – thought to be the culprits for its spread – are currently being tested for traces of the disease, as Read More …

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We all are drivers of (climate) change

Has the tone changed in discussions about our climate? That of the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published on 31 March certainly has. While the IPCC has repeatedly warned us about the risks related to Read More …

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Feeling good with the Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker has a knack for making people feel good about their work. This is a wonderful talent for someone whose job is inspiring and empowering others through philanthropy to help make societies around the world more Read More …

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Latin America and global food security: Helping the whole world learn to fish

22 April, 2014 by (comments)

In the global debate about food security, two key issues concerning Latin America are often overlooked: first, the continued vulnerabilityRead More …

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Race to halt mystery curse spreading across Southeast Asia

16 April, 2014 by (comments)

The race is on to identify the mysterious cause of a devastating cassava disease sweeping through the region. Dozens ofRead More …

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We all are drivers of (climate) change

15 April, 2014 by (comments)

Has the tone changed in discussions about our climate? That of the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on ClimateRead More …

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Feeling good with the Ford Foundation

9 April, 2014 by (comments)

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker has a knack for making people feel good about their work. This is a wonderfulRead More …

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Former CIAT Scientist Segenet Kelemu – Laureate of the 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Award

8 April, 2014 by (comments)

Segenet Kelemu, former Leader of Crop Health Management at CIAT, is the Laureate of the 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for WomenRead More …

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Agricultural research to prioritise nutrition

2 April, 2014 by (comments)

The role of agriculture isn’t just to feed us enough, it is to feed us well. This week the CGIARRead More …

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International photo competition on forestry and gender

Photos knock down the world’s language barriers and connect people, particularly when it comes to agricultural issues in which theRead More …

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A cut above: the impact of quality forages

2 April, 2014 by (comments)

Surrounded by leafy green forages and a hill-view, the homestead of Xia Vang Lor and Nhia Lee is found atRead More …

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Rethinking seed aid in times of disaster

1 April, 2014 by (comments)

Drought in Ethiopia, flooding in Pakistan, earthquake in Haiti, conflict in Congo… Every year, the worlds’ vulnerable are hit byRead More …

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The key to climate-friendly coffee production

28 March, 2014 by (comments)

The production of Arabica coffee has been particularly hard hit by climate change impacts and so have the many smallholderRead More …

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