CIAT’s innovation helps Ugandan farmers go organic

25 October, 2010 by (comments)

A CIAT-pioneered research approach has been proven to develop business skills in smallholder farmers, helping them to build profitable agro-enterprises, according to a recent study. The study, carried out in Uganda, aimed to move farmers from conventional to organic agricultural production, which is increasingly popular in Africa due to its success in reducing poverty through higher yields and accessRead More …

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Agro-ecology and Economics @en, Regions

CIAT in two-part Voice of America feature

6 October, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s work to predict the possible impact of climate change on agriculture and food security features in a two-part documentary produced by US broadcaster Voice of America. In the documentary, Andy Jarvis, head of the Center’s Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) program, explains that climate change is likely to change the geography of agriculture, and calls for more researchRead More …

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Filed Under: CIAT in the media, Climate Change, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions