CIAT’s guinea pig work in Congo gets international coverage

16 February, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s work to improve guinea pig production in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has received wide international press coverage today, following yesterday’s announcement on the CIAT blog. The story has been published in UK national newspaper The Guardian, The New York Times and ABC News, amongst others. Here’s the original story.

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Guinea pigs in drive to improve food security in DRC

15 February, 2010 by (comments)

Pioneering new work by CIAT and its partners to improve guinea pig production could help tackle food insecurity in the conflict zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It follows the surprise discovery last year of the rodents – native to South America – being kept as “micro-livestock” by rural households the troubled North and South Kivu districtsRead More …

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