CIATÔÇÖs cassava work in SE Asia on ABC Radio Australia

CIAT Asia’s Regional Coordinator, Rod Lefroy, speaks to ABC Radio Australia about the importance of cassava in SE Asia,┬á the possible impacts of climate change on the crop, and some of the pest and disease challenges facing smallholder cassava producers in the region. Click to listen.  

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New Indonesian rice armed to combat climate change

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