Food for tomorrow: thinking outside the box

22 January, 2016 by (comments)

Cassava is a crop that likes a challenge. It can tolerate drought, heat or infertile soils as agriculture intensifies andRead More …

Addressing the need for seed… and what we can learn from Amazon.com

20 January, 2016 by (comments)

Researchers believe they have uncovered a promising opportunity for reaching smallholder farmers in developing countries with vital crops that couldRead More …

Honor for major food security contributions in Southeast Asia

19 January, 2016 by (comments)

Two scientists with a long history of collaboration with CIAT have been honored for contributions towards the world’s most widelyRead More …

A smart revolution: World Congress in Asia

13 January, 2016 by (comments)

If you’re on a diet in 2016, restricting your carb intake might be on your list of New Year’s resolutions.Read More …

Making the business case for climate-smart agriculture

18 December, 2015 by (comments)

If you’re a regular visitor to the CIAT blog, you’ll already know that climate change is expected to take aRead More …

Harvesting Results from the International Year of Soils

17 December, 2015 by (comments)

As 2015 draws to a close, so does the International Year of Soils. Research on soils is a critical pillarRead More …

Bovine Intervention: Colombia prepares to give unsustainable cattle production the hoof

15 December, 2015 by (comments)

An ambitious proposal from the Colombian government to make cattle production more sustainable could save over a billion tonnes inRead More …