Hope for a hunger-free Africa

10 May, 2011 by (comments)

By CIAT Africa There is hope for a hunger-free Africa – this was the optimistic message from Dr. Namanga Ngongi, of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), during his keynote address at the opening of the CIAT annual program review in Nairobi, yesterday. According to Dr Ngoni, with Africa’s main development challenge is producing enough foodRead More …

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Clinton glimpses bean varieties

23 September, 2009 by (comments)

We thought we’d share this picture we just received of Hillary Clinton taking a look at drought-resistant bean varieties developed by the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). CIAT is helping get these beans to the farmers who need them. The US Secretary of State visited the KARI headquarters in Nairobi last month while in Kenya for the eighth AfricanRead More …

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