Land reform could end Colombia’s guerilla war – TIME

3 January, 2011 by (comments)

Did you know? Colombia has the second-highest number of internally displaced people in the world, after Sudan. This article in Time magazine takes a look at the Colombian government’s new land reform policy, which aims “to pacify the countryside and recharge the rural economy…to return ill-gotten acreage to small farmers and provide them with all-important land titles and loans.”

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New audio slideshow – Carlos Pérez del Castillo on CGIAR reform

7 May, 2010 by (comments)

CIAT’s Annual Program Review is well underway, and following yesterday’s keynote addresses, we caught up with Carlos Pérez del Castillo, Chairman of the CGIAR Consortium Board, who is now in charge of the CGIAR reform process. These reforms are to ensure the CGIAR is as effective as possible in finding sustainable scientific solutions to hunger. This 2-minute audio slideshowRead More …

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