Climate Change - CIAT
  • About Climate Change

    About Climate Change

    Climate change is one of the most formidable challenges ever to face smallholder agriculture and the global food production system as a whole. As lead center for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), we’re working around the world to identify both the risks and the ways in which farming can adapt to climate change, while also reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
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    Climate Change Projects

    See the names of CIAT projects, together with brief descriptions, in particular research areas and regions of the developing world.
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  • Climate Change programs research

    CGIAR Research Programs – Climate Change

    CIAT is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. CGIAR advances major research programs, which focus the work of the Consortium’s 15 member centers on key development aims. CIAT research on climate change contributes importantly to this global program.  

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Science to Cultivate Change

First solar-powered “bubble” driers promise more nutritious bean flour – and better prices for farmers


CIAT directly engages with the European Cocoa Industry

CIAT researcher tells Cocoa industry actors “This is climate change: it is not the weather that is bad, but your expectations. You are maladapted to the new reality. You are no longer sourcing or producing in the optimal regions or using suitable production systems” at the European Cocoa Forum held>

Comparing cassava value chains in the global context

In order to better understand the regional variability, complexity, and nearly infinite number of subtleties associated with cassava value chains, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) GFSF Team invited cassava experts from around the world to a workshop held in Palmira, Colombia, from 24 to 26 August, 2016.>

New vulnerability assessment shows how climate change could redraw the agricultural map of Central America

A new study published today in Climatic Change shows what's in store for some of Central America's most vulnerable farming communities - and how to respond.>
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Van Warta, Justin; Grassini, Patricio; Yang, Haishun; Claessens, Lieven; Jarvis, Andrew; Cassmana, Kenneth G.. 2015. Creating long-term weather data from thin air for crop simulation modeling . Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 209-210: 49-58.

Mutimura, Mupenzi; Ebong, Cyprian; Rao, Idupulapati Madhusudana; Nsahlai, Ignatius Verla. 2015. Nutritional values of available ruminant feed resources in smallholder dairy farms in Rwanda . Tropical Animal Health and Production 7 p.

Ovalle Rivera, Oriana; Läderach, Peter; Bunn, Christian; Obersteiner, Michael; Schroth, Götz. 2015. Projected shifts in Coffea arabica suitability among major global producing regions due to climate change . PLoS One 10(4):e0124155.

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