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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Building an Eco-Efficient Future

A team working for gender equity in agriculture

The gender team at CIAT seeks to close gaps between men and women in agriculture by addressing this issue in Center projects and by conducting strategic research aimed at explaining gender differences.>
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CIAT’s research boosts development of Nicaragua’s livestock sector

To share experiences that will increase the productivity of Nicaragua’s livestock sector and improve the quality and efficiency of the country’s cattle production, the Nicaraguan Institute for Agricultural Technology (INTA) organized the “First International Congress on Challenges and Opportunities to Increase National Livestock Productivity” in Managua.>
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Does no news mean good news for Central American cacao?

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Bean power: Finger on the pulse of a drought-resilient future

Against a hilly backdrop, Daud Bukuku examines a handful of brown beans from a large basket. The open fields behind him have just been harvested: his plot is freshly harvested. But he’s lucky to have had a harvest at all – the beans he proudly shows us didn’t crop up>
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Publications


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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