CIAT prepares for first ever annual review on African soil

4 May, 2011 by (comments)

CIAT launches its annual review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, next week, with a keynote address from Dr. Namanga Ngongi, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The event, held for the first time on African soil – will see senior scientists from CIAT’s headquarters in Colombia, and regional office in Southeast Asia, join their colleaguesRead More …

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Major store of carbon going down the sink

10 March, 2011 by (comments)

Did you know that mangroves and sea grasses store up to five times more carbon than tropical forests? Presenting a major opportunity for carbon sequestration, their conservation is vital for managing the impacts of climate change. Read more in today’s feature from Scientific American.

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