Rwanda: Climbing beans featured in The Guardian

30 April, 2012 by (comments)

UK newspaper The Guardian has just run a 10-picture feature on the successful work of the Rwanda Agriculture Board, CIAT and a host of partners to develop and release improved climbing beans in Rwanda. Rwanda is already running out of land, and by 2100 the United Nations predicts that the current population will almost quadruple. This means sustainable intensificationRead More …

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Beans @en, CIAT in the media, Crops @en, Regions

Climate change: a blessing in disguise for India’s apple farmers?

11 April, 2012 by (comments)

If you’d like a glimpse of what successful climate change adaptation looks like, this short photofilm is a good place to start. In the 1950s, apple production was booming in and around Kullu town, in Himachal Pradesh, northern India. But as temperatures began to rise, the area became too warm for apples, pushing the apple belt uphill to coolerRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Climate Change, Multimedia @en