“Time is short and the stakes are high” – CIAT coffee studies cause a stir

15 January, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT studies predicting the possible effects of climate change on gourmet coffee production in Latin America feature in the January 2010 edition of the specialist industry magazine Coffee & Cocoa International (C&CI;). Described as “the independent voice of the commodity industry”, the C&CI; article assesses the threats “to some of the most celebrated coffee varieties” in the region, basedRead More …

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Weathering the drought

15 January, 2010 by (comments)

An interview with CIAT’s spatial analyst Andy Farrow is featured on the CGIAR’s ICT-KM blog today. Andy describes the work of the recently-concluded Nodes of Growth project to improve legume seed networks in Kenya – and how the country’s recent drought brought some unexpected challenges. You can read the article Weathering the Drought: An interview with Andy Farrow here.

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