Publication compiling case studies of the 2010 Latin American and Caribbean Knowledge Share Fair now online

29 July, 2011 by (comments)

This publication, Feria del Conocimiento América Latina y el Caribe: Casos destacados en agricultura, desarrollo y seguridad alimentaria, is now available on line. The publication, only available in Spanish, gathers the highlights and conclusions of the Knowledge Share Fair Latin America and Caribbean, held 25-27 May 2010, at CIAT in Cali, Colombia. The main objectives of the Fair wereRead More …

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A new strategic European project will be launched by CIRAD at CIAT

20 June, 2011 by (comments)

Towards a Latin America & Caribbean Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) in partnership with Europe More than 25 experts on the bio-economy will be attending a three day meeting, 22-24 June, to participate in the official launch of this new strategic project called “Towards a Latin America & Caribbean Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE), in partnership with Europe”, better known asRead More …

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CIAT Annual Report 2010 – now available

11 March, 2011 by (comments)

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to share the CIAT Annual Report 2010 with you. This year’s theme “From the New World to the Whole World” provides examples of CIAT research results in Latin America and the Caribbean, which are benefiting partners in Africa and Asia. Download the report Best regards, Ruben G. Echeverría Director General

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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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Everything is ready for regional consultation on the future of agriculture for Latin America and the Caribbean

13 October, 2009 by (comments)

Representatives from the agricultural research sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are to meet at CIAT on 19 and 20 October to participate in the Regional Consultation on Agricultural Research for Development for LAC. This consultation will form the basis of what is presented at the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) to be heldRead More …

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Unanimity to support CGIAR change process

9 October, 2009 by (comments)

Deputy directors of research and finance of the 15 CGIAR centers have opted to support unanimity in the sharing of common services between them, as the CGIAR continues its transformation from a center-specific into a program-specific organization. The decision was made at this week’s four-day Alliance Deputy Executive (ADE) meeting at the CIAT headquarters in Colombia, and is partRead More …


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