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    About Asia

    Large segments of Asia’s rural population have yet to gain a share of the region’s growing prosperity. By boosting cassava and livestock production, we aim for greater inclusion of smallholder farmers in economic development.
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Science to Cultivate Change

Anchoring LINK in Asia

A backstopping workshop was organized early December 2016 in Nepal to review and adjust the first results from Heifer, as well as to provide recommendations and guidelines for further steps. The workshop was the opportunity to dive into the cases and provided space for peer reviews between Heifer countries.>
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Training workshop on LINK and value chains for nutrition

Capacity building on LINK and Value Chain for Nutrition in Normandy, France, in September 2016 (ACF-CIAT).>
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Cassava: Subsistence Crop or Trendy Commodity?

When many people hear the word cassava, they immediately think of a subsistence crop. Is this really the case? It depends on who you ask.>
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CIAT emeritus scientist wins Chinese government’s Friendship Award

CIAT emeritus scientist Rainer Schultze-Kraft has received the 2016 Friendship Award from the Chinese government, for his long-term work with tropical forage scientists in the country. He was one of 50 experts from 18 countries and a wide range of disciplines to receive the annual award, made by China’s State>
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