CIAT’s 45th Anniversary: Celebrating Shared Success in Africa and Asia

1 November, 2012 by (comments)

Accompanied by a total of more than 200 representatives from donor agencies, agricultural ministries, regional and national partner organizations, and the private sector, CIAT recently rounded out its celebrations of the Center’s 45th anniversary with two regional gatherings – one held in Hanoi, Vietnam, and the other in Nairobi, Kenya. “These events highlighted both the shared success and excitingRead More …

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“Seek-and-destroy” protein could sound the death knell for cassava viruses

1 November, 2012 by (comments)

A new CIAT project to develop an advanced self-defence reflex for cassava could enable the crop to resist devastating attacks from some of its most damaging pathogens. If you’re a regular reader of the CIAT blog, you’ll know by now that cassava is the second–most important food crop in Africa, a staple in South America, and a vital industrialRead More …

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Filed Under: Cassava @en, Crops @en