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The disruption starts now: new big data program promises to shake up agriculture

By Neil Palmer | May 15, 2017 A new multimillion-dollar initiative plans to disrupt food production across the developing world, with the aim of making it more productive, efficient and … Continue Reading The disruption starts now: new big data program promises to shake up agriculture

Leopold Center Avoids Shut-Down, but its Future Remains Uncertain

BY LISA HELD  |  Agroecology, Food Policy, Good Food Vanguard Iowa’s governor vetoed a close of the national leader in sustainable agriculture research but eliminated its budget, leaving its three … Continue Reading Leopold Center Avoids Shut-Down, but its Future Remains Uncertain

CIAT-CCAFS Science Informed $250 Million World Bank Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment

By: Evan Girvetz Climate Change and Soils e.girvetz@cgiar.org The Challenge Kenya is highly vulnerable to serious threats posed by climate change and highly dependent on climate-sensitive natural resources. Given the extent of … Continue Reading CIAT-CCAFS Science Informed $250 Million World Bank Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment

Scaling up research for impact

by Katelyn Roett, Matthew O’Leary / April 27, 2017 EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Agricultural innovations, like climate-resilient crops, sustainable land use practices, and farm mechanization options, can go a … Continue Reading Scaling up research for impact

Impact of Climate Change on Tea Production in Malawi – Review of a Workshop

CIAT Author: by Natalia Gutiérrez | Mar 28, 2017 Over the past few years, the Malawi tea industry has seen a decrease in production mainly because of erratic rainfall, which … Continue Reading Impact of Climate Change on Tea Production in Malawi – Review of a Workshop

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