254,863 Flickr hits – Thank you!

25 April, 2011 by (comments)

CIAT’s photo gallery on the picture sharing website Flickr has now received over a quarter-of-a-million hits. The landmark figure was reached last week, while I was deep in the Amazon Rainforest – one of the few places left in the world without wireless internet access, hence this slightly delayed post. At the time of writing, the CIAT gallery –Read More …

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New set of Kenya pictures on CIAT’s Flickr page

19 January, 2011 by (comments)

The CIAT Flickr page received a lot of hits overnight, after we uploaded a set of 120 new pictures from Kenya, from the Two Degrees Up climate change project. There was one possible anomaly, however. Either there is a glitch in the system, or someone somewhere really liked this picture of a banana market, shot from the passenger seatRead More …

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Multimedia @en, Regions

CIAT’s Flickr site – 200,000 hits

12 January, 2011 by (comments)

CIAT’s online photo gallery at Flickr received its 200,000th hit overnight. The site, set up in May 2009, now features more than 1,800 pictures documenting the work of CIAT to develop and promote eco-efficient agriculture to help reduce poverty across the Tropics. The pictures have Creative Commons licences, meaning you can use them – the usual conditions apply thoughRead More …

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CIAT photos on the BBC

25 March, 2010 by (comments)

Following last week’s announcement here on the CIAT blog about our Flickr page breaking through the 100,000 hits barrier, today the BBC has used two of our shots to illustrate their advance coverage of the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD), which takes place in Montpellier, France, next week. Click the link to read Big food pushRead More …

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Asia @en, CIAT in the media, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

CIAT’s Flickr page – 100,000 hits and rising

17 March, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT photographs hosted on the Flickr website have received more than 100,000 hits – in less than a year. The milestone figure was reached this morning. The ever-growing online photo library features over 1,300 images of CIAT’s work to find eco-efficient solutions to hunger in the tropics. Creative Commons licensing enables users to download and publish the pictures free-of-chargeRead More …

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Quesungual, Cambio Andino and cassava breakthrough featured in New Agriculturist

19 November, 2009 by (comments)

CIAT once again features in the latest edition of the online development magazine New Agriculturist. CIAT’s visiting researcher Aracely Castro talks about the importance of the Quesungual Slash and Mulch Agroforestry System (QSMAS) in the article Ancient lesson in agroforestry – slash but don’t burn. The traditional, eco-efficient system, from Honduras, recently received wide acclaim as a model forRead More …

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Filed Under: Agro-ecology and Economics @en, CIAT in the media, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions