In the news: Reuters covers CIAT’s work on coffee and climate change

19 May, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s Peter Laderach is quoted by leading news agency Reuters today, in an article about the threats and challenges of climate change to coffee production in Central America. Laderach, of CIAT’s Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) program, has been working with partner Catholic Relief Services (CRS) on the Coffee Under Pressure project to assess the risks to arabica coffeeRead More …

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Filed Under: CIAT in the media, Climate Change, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

Former CIAT board member leads race to become the next Colombian president

19 May, 2010 by (comments)

Ex-CIAT Board of Trustees (BOT) member Antanus Mockus is currently favourite to become the next president of Colombia, as the country gears up for national elections at the end of the month. The philosopher and mathematician, who is also leader of the Green Party, is known for his unconventional policies and publicity stunts. He served as an “ex-officio” memberRead More …

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Filed Under: Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions