Beans that Can Beat the Heat

Responding to fears that bean production will take a big hit from global warming, CIAT scientists have identified about 30 “elite” lines showing tolerance to temperatures 4 degrees CenRead more

Beans that Can Beat the Heat

Africa’s first Water Fund to tackle rising threats to food security, water and energy su...

Every rainy season Jane Kabugi’s home comes under attack. The torrential rain so desperately needed downstream to fuel Kenya’s rising electricity demands - and Nairobi’s water reRead more

Africa’s first Water Fund to tackle rising threats to food security, water and energy supplies

Women as drivers of positive change

In many developing countries, women play a major role in agricultural activity. They can be responsible for growing and selling crops and livestock, in addition to taking care of the household andRead more

Women as drivers of positive change

From field to lab: whose priorities count?

Making decisions in the lab about what crop traits to improve over others, already assumes that one trait is more desirable than another. Increasingly, involving communities is essential for reseaRead more

From field to lab: whose priorities count?

Beans to the rescue in the fight against child malnutrition and school absenteeism in Mada...

Twelve-year-old Branza has lived in an orphanage in Antananarivo, Madagascar’s capital, since 2010, because his parents cannot afford to feed him. Madagascar is known for its sunny beacheRead more

Beans to the rescue in the fight against child malnutrition and school absenteeism in Madagascar

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