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Through the Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), which CIAT created in 1996, over 550 improved bean varieties have been released across sub-Saharan Africa, and millions of farming households accessed quality seed. PABRA currently works to improve bean production...
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Through the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility (TSBF) Institute – the forerunner of the current Soils and Landscapes for Sustainability research area – CIAT’s research on integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) demonstrated that both mineral and organic...
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By building up an arable layer on the infertile acid soils of the savannas of Colombia’s Eastern Plains in the early 2000s, farmers were able to greatly increase their productivity and economic returns on investments. This was made possible thanks to soil improvement...
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Between 1993 and 2003, CIAT led a large effort to develop crop and soil conservation activities in cassava-based systems of Southeast Asia. By involving farmers in the research, CIAT drove a significant increase of the use of hedgerows, counter ridges, farmyard...
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CIAT has largely contributed to developing alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture in the forest margins of Latin America. Alternative technologies promoted by CIAT in the Peruvian Amazon have reduced annual deforestation by 17%, or the equivalent of 25,000...