Latin America – the world’s future rice bowl?

24 September, 2010 by (comments)

Latin America and the Caribbean could become “the world’s future rice bowl”, an international conference has heard. In his presentation to around 400 delegates at the XI International Rice conference for Latin America and the Caribbean, in Cali, Colombia this week, Bob Zeigler, director-general of CIAT’s sister center, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), outlined what the region needsRead More …

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CIAT present at the XI International Rice Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean

23 September, 2010 by (comments)

Yesterday, 22 September, was the inauguration of the XI International Rice Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean, which has gathered the region’s scientists, producers, and entrepreneurs to discuss the current panorama of the rice sector and propose strategies that will allow it to better address the challenges posed by climate change, food security, and international markets. Dr. RubénRead More …

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Latest edition of CIAT’s e-newsletter

3 September, 2010 by (comments)

Read the e-newsletter Challenges & Innovations The current issue of CIAT’s e-newsletter starts with some thoughtful observations by CIAT’s Director General Ruben Echeverría on donor funding, alliances, and south-south technology exchanges, followed by a summary of the excellent outcomes of the recent visit by the Colombian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to the Center. This issue also includesRead More …

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