Haitian mangoes ripe for export – new study

23 September, 2011 by (comments)

A new report has found that targeted mango production in Haiti could be one way to help smallholder farmers boost their incomes. Produced by CIAT in partnership with Catholic Relief Services, the report looks at opportunities for developing the mango value chain in the Caribbean nation, which is struggling to recover from last year’s devastating earthquake. It identifies opportunitiesRead More …

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Filed Under: Crops @en, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions, Tropical Fruits

World waking up to coffee threat

10 August, 2009 by (comments)

CIAT’s work to document the threat of climate change to coffee producers in Latin Amercia is starting to the get wide coverage it deserves. Coffee is crucial to smallholder farmers in the tropics – but the crop has very limited climatic range. Rising temperatures and unpredictable rains are already beginning to wreak havoc on production of one of theRead More …

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Filed Under: Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions