Four-legged futures: turning Vietnam’s cash cows into productive assets

21 March, 2013 by (comments)

CIAT Annual Report 2012-3 – Sneak Preview Ngo Van Hung is poised to quit his job as a builder in Vietnam’s Ea Kar District. Around six years ago he started getting a lot of work in the village of Chu Cuc, a community of smallholder farmers. He’d build a new home here, another one there; all of them bigRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Crops website, Tropical Forages

The Passing of Tony Bellotti

6 March, 2013 by (comments)

It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of Dr. Anthony Bellotti at his retirement home in Naples, Florida, after a battle with cancer that lasted several months. Tony was a dear friend and a scientist of the highest caliber, who dedicated his entire working life to the pursuit of development impact through agricultural research. His longRead More …

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Filed Under: Cassava @en, Crops @en

Tony Bellotti: 1937 – 2013

5 March, 2013 by (comments)

It’s an amazing privilege to have a private audience with a world authority on a particular subject – no matter how niche. And when it came to cassava entomology, Tony Bellotti was definitely the man. With over forty years of research under his belt and more than 300 scientific papers, there are few others who know as much aboutRead More …

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Filed Under: Cassava @en, Crops @en