Amazon study fuels soybean debate

6 May, 2010 by (comments)

A recently-published study by a team of scientists at CIAT and McGill University in Canada suggests that increased soybean production could be indirectly causing deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Although the study, published last week in the journal Environmental Research Letters, makes no direct causal link between soy production and deforestation, it adds to a growing body of researchRead More …

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CIAT’s Annual Program Review gets underway

6 May, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT scientists from around the world have arrived in Colombia for the institution’s Annual Program Review. The three-day event is a chance for them to showcase their work to improve rural livelihoods through eco-efficient agriculture, and to share their visions for the year ahead. For those of you unable to make the event in person, we’ll post updates, presentationsRead More …

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