Helping beans gain ground in West Africa

18 January, 2010 by (comments)

By Olive Thiong’o – CIAT Africa As the West and Central Africa Bean Research Network (WECABREN) regional meeting began today, the air was thick with expectation of improving ways to intensify bean production in the region, despite the expected effects of climate change. WECABREN is the most recent entrant to the Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), with 11Read More …

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Beans @en, Crops @en, Regions

Life after COP15 – agriculture is part of the solution

18 January, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s Andy Jarvis on why there are reasons to be optimistic after COP15. As the dust settles following the United Nations’ COP15 Climate Change summit last month, it is important to evaluate some of its small, but significant successes. CIAT was present in Copenhagen, contributing to a unified message from many like-minded institutions, that agriculture must be included inRead More …

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Filed Under: Inside CIAT, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions