UN conference delegates visit CIAT genebank

30 March, 2010 by (comments)

Delegates from a United Nations (UN) meeting on genetic resources have visited CIAT’s genebank to learn more about the institution’s role in protecting and conserving plant material and its commitment to making it freely available to plant breeders and researchers around the world. The 40-strong delegation was part of the UN’s Ninth Conference of the Parties to the ConventionRead More …

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Filed Under: Crop diversity, Inside CIAT, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

Improving access to seed

10 August, 2009 by (comments)

Easy access to good quality seed is essential for farmers in many parts of the tropics. You can find out more about CIAT’s work to determine the best locations for bean seed outlets to help optimise distribution networks in East Africa here.

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Filed Under: Africa @en, Regions