A Gender Research Program for Latin America

19 May, 2009 by (comments)

Gender is like blood: It flows through the body and keeps it alive; likewise gender keeps programs and projects alive and relevant to poor farmers. Without gender or without blood dev. interventions will not be viable. (Ugandan woman farmer) This morning’s special topic of CIAT’s KS week was dedicated to Research on Gender. Patricia Biermayr who recently joined theRead More …

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Introducing CIAT in Africa

19 May, 2009 by (comments)

During the Tuesday morning session of the Knowledge Sharing Week, Nteranya Sanginga welcomed the Director-General Ruben Echeverria to CIAT, and also invited him to visit the organization’s Africa office. Sanginga then provided a presentation on the highlights of the Tropical Soil Biology Fertility (TSBF) program. He introduced AfSIS and AfNET, important inititatives that aim to partner with many organizationsRead More …

Filed Under: Africa @en, Inside CIAT, Regions