Climate change to strike at the heart of Central America’s bean lands

Already facing the prospect of climate change affecting its high-value coffee plants, Central America now has to contend with a threat to one of its most important food crops - beans.Read more
Climate change to strike at the heart of Central America’s bean lands

Thanks COP21… now let’s get down to business with climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture is now firmly on the radar of climate change policymakers. So where do we go from here? Climate-Smart Agriculture Country Profiles show what can be done, country-by-country. Read more
Thanks COP21… now let’s get down to business with climate-smart agriculture

Making the business case for climate-smart agriculture

If you’re a regular visitor to the CIAT blog, you’ll already know that climate change is expected to take a big bite out of chocolate production. A storm is brewing for coffee too. You’ve probaRead more
Making the business case for climate-smart agriculture

Harvesting Results from the International Year of Soils

As 2015 draws to a close, so does the International Year of Soils. Research on soils is a critical pillar of CIAT’s work, as Center staff demonstrated throughout the year, in a global campaign thatRead more
Harvesting Results from the International Year of Soils

What’s in your noodle soup?

You may never have heard of it before. A globetrotting crop by all accounts, it’s thought to have been introduced into Southeast Asia in the Philippines from Mexico in the 19th Century. As ourRead more
What’s in your noodle soup?

Genome Editing: As Easy, Useful, and Safe as it Sounds?

Helping experts in crop biotechnology explain their work to non-specialists is a tough job – one to which I’ve dedicated a lot of time as a science writer/editor over the last 20 years. One rhetoRead more
Genome Editing: As Easy, Useful, and Safe as it Sounds?

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