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

Food prices worldwide reach highest ever level…

19 January, 2011 by (comments)

…according to Today, the BBC’s flagship radio news programme. That’s higher than the peak during the food price crisis of 2008, which triggered foot shortages, riots, and contributed to the toppling of at least one government. Former World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz, speaking on the programme, blamed high agricultural subsidies – particularly in the United States and EuropeRead More …

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Filed Under: Agro-ecology and Economics @en