Conservation of crop wild relatives featured in New Agriculturist

5 March, 2010 by (comments)

The cutting edge conservation work of CIAT and sister-center Bioversity International features in the latest edition of the online development magazine New Agriculturist, published today. The article focuses on the centers’ efforts to track down endangered crop wild relatives – the ancestors of today’s domesticated crops – in order to conserve the important genetic material they contain. In theRead More …

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Daniel Debouck – guardian of biodiversity

21 January, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s Daniel Debouck is featured in the latest edition of Geneflow. The annual magazine, produced by CGIAR sister-center Bioversity International, promotes “awareness of the importance of the Earth’s agricultural biodiversity and the role it plays in improving people’s lives and livelihoods.” In the two-page feature, Daniel describes his work as manager of CIAT’s genebank at the institution’s headquarters inRead More …

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