CIAT’s cassava work in SE Asia on ABC Radio Australia

27 July, 2012 by (comments)

CIAT Asia’s Regional Coordinator, Rod Lefroy, speaks to ABC Radio Australia about the importance of cassava in SE Asia,  the possible impacts of climate change on the crop, and some of the pest and disease challenges facing smallholder cassava producers in the region. Click to listen.  

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Uruguay – a small country, big in rice

27 July, 2012 by (comments)
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The latest edition of Rice Today, produced by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), features rice production in… Uruguay. This small country in the temperate south-east of South America is something of an outlier in the rice world, pursuing its own brand of high-value rice production, and in so doing has managed to carve out its own place inRead More …

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