An Insight into Beans and Cassava

21 May, 2009 by (comments)

Day four of Knowledge Sharing Week continues. In the Agrobiodiversity session, CIAT’s Steve Beebe spoke about the Pan-African Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) and, amongst other issues, what the Alliance is doing in order to reach more end users. You can see the slideshow here. According to Hernan Ceballos, Cassava Program Leader, cassava was championed as “an ideal vehicle forRead More …

Tagged With:
Filed Under: Beans @en, Cassava @en, Crops @en, Inside CIAT

How suitable is your crop? Climate change and agriculture in 2020

21 May, 2009 by (comments)

On Thursday morning, Andy Jarvis led the KSW 2009 special session on climate change and CIAT research. He started by introducing the various global climate models and emission scenarios. They generally show a world that is warmer everywhere, in some places much warmer. It will also be wetter in most places, though some areas will be a bit drier.Read More …

Tagged With:
Filed Under: Climate Change, Inside CIAT