Initiative 20×20 Begins in 2015

2 March, 2015 by (comments)

Representatives of various partner institutions of the Initiative 20×20 came together at CIAT, Colombia, on 12 February this year. The CIAT Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) had organized a business plan meeting to articulate the enormous financial, political, and technical efforts needed to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land in LAC by year 2020. Among theRead More …

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Profiles on climate-smart agriculture presented to standing-room-only World Bank audience

30 October, 2014 by (comments)

Building on prior experience to confront new challenges is a basic precept of ancient folk wisdom, which has informed actions in every sphere of human endeavor throughout history. Now, it also serves, logically, as the guiding principle for a novel effort aimed at getting a grip on climate change in the agriculture of Latin America and the Caribbean. WithRead More …

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