A brief introduction, from Robin Buruchara, Regional Director for Africa

2 September, 2015 by (comments)

This editorial from Robin Buruchara, Regional Director for Africa, welcomes readers to the first CIAT Africa e-Newsletter, published on 6 September 2015.  Over the last year I have met with many valued partners, donors and stakeholders – both new and old. And, for me, two recurring elements from those interactions stand out: First, that CIAT is in a very privilegedRead More …


Filed Under: Inside Africa, Inside CIAT

The evolution of CIAT in Africa – a brief history

2 September, 2015 by (comments)

The scene captured in this black and white photograph from March 1980 holds a special significance for the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). The week that these people met in Lilongwe, Malawi, they made a piece of CIAT history. While the idea of CIAT branching out of Latin America to share its bean expertise in Africa had beenRead More …

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