Everything is ready for regional consultation on the future of agriculture for Latin America and the Caribbean

13 October, 2009 by (comments)

Representatives from the agricultural research sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are to meet at CIAT on 19 and 20 October to participate in the Regional Consultation on Agricultural Research for Development for LAC. This consultation will form the basis of what is presented at the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) to be heldRead More …

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Fair Trade coffee study causes a stir

13 October, 2009 by (comments)

CIAT research into the benefits of Fair Trade coffee is the basis for an article in Time magazine. Although Fair Trade: What price for good coffee? doesn’t mention CIAT by name, we carried out the “private industry study” they refer to, in Guatemala, Mexico and Nicaragua in 2007, in collaboration with the Sustainable Food Laboratory and Green Mountain CoffeeRead More …

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