The age of cassava?

24 September, 2009 by (comments)

CIAT’s climate models show that cassava, the notoriously hardy tropical root crop, could have a lot to gain from climate change. In the article Capitalizing on Cassava, in the latest CGIAR newsletter, CIAT’s Andy Jarvis takes a closer look at what the future might hold for cassava, and how scientific research and institutional partnerships can ensure the crop fulfillsRead More …

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Filed Under: Cassava @en, Crops @en, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

CoCoon meeting concludes

24 September, 2009 by (comments)

The CoCoon Matchmaking meeting entered its second and final day. There was a positive response to the diversity amongst participants after the official opening by Vice Minister, Claudia Mora, and Dr. Marion Kappeyne, Ambassador of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Colombia. The meeting continued with its three main themes: combining scientific and action research, capacity development, and alliances andRead More …


Filed Under: Latin America and the Caribbean