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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Filed Under: Africa @en, Beans @en, Crops @en, Regions

G8 food security initiative – at the right time

15 July, 2009 by (comments)

The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) has welcomed the G8’s decision to boost agricultural development spending by US$20 billion over the next few years. The G8 group concluded their week-long summit in Rome with details of the initiative, which will seek to boost food production in some of the poorest countries in the world. The money willRead More …

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Filed Under: Inside CIAT