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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Rio+20 Call to Action Resonates in Colombia

23 May, 2012 by (comments)

A call to action prepared by CGIAR for the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, got a favorable hearing in Colombia this week, as government officials, development experts, and business leaders gathered for the Colombia Green Economy Congress in Bogotá. The Congress was designed to foster debate on the green economy concept andRead More …

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Impact of CIAT’s cassava research

15 May, 2012 by (comments)

Since CIAT’s establishment 45 years ago, its scientists have built up an extraordinary record of science, by researching and generating technologies, crop management practices, and new knowledge that better enable farmers, especially smallholders, to improve their crop production systems, increase their incomes and sustainably manage natural resources. In recent days, we released the first post about the Impacts of CIAT’sRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Cassava @en, Crop diversity, Crops @en, Regions

The impacts of CIAT’s collaborative research

14 May, 2012 by (comments)

Starting today and until next 5th of July—the date in which we will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of CIAT’s work in science in tropical agriculture, in collaboration with hundreds of partners who share our commitment in generating development impact—we will be presenting the Center’s main achievements since the late 1990s. Most of these impacts resulted from improved cropRead More …

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CIAT launches its 45th anniversary celebration

14 May, 2012 by (comments)

This year 2012 CIAT is celebrating 45 years working in tropical agricultural research in collaboration with hundreds of partners in Colombia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia—aimed at  generating positive impacts mainly for smallholder farmers. To celebrate it, six events are being organized to take place at CIAT’s headquarters in Colombia and elsewhere around the world toRead More …

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