RWANDA: Release of iron-rich climbing beans featured by AllAfrica

21 June, 2012 by (comments)

The release in Rwanda of five new, nutritionally-improved climbing bean varieties, has been covered by news network AllAfrica. The high-iron beans were developed by the Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) using seeds from CIAT’s gene bank in Colombia, as part of the HarvestPlus program. Take a look:

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GCP21-II: IRIN features CIAT research on cassava and climate change

21 June, 2012 by (comments)

News network IRIN has featured CIAT’s “Rambo root” research on cassava and climate change, as part of its coverage of the Global Cassava Partnership conference in Kampala, Uganda, this week.

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