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On the trail of ancient treasure in Peru

By Neil Palmer @ CIAT It’s down there somewhere. Treasure. At least, it was. Almost thirty years ago. Looking out over Peru’s Sacred Valley, Daniel Debouck checks his map. The same one as before, impeccably preserved. But Daniel is no ordinary treasure hunter. What he’s looking for is something more ancient than the Incas, and …

Sustainable agriculture for healthy forests

By Katelyn Roett / June 5, 2017 TEXCOCO, Mexico (CIMMYT) –  Farmers in Mexico’s ecologically-fragile Yucatán Peninsula are beginning to adopt innovative practices to manage traditional mixed-cropping systems called “milpas” that can slow or even stop deforestation and soil degradation. Agriculture is the second-largest emitter of global greenhouse gas emissions and largest driver of deforestation, making the …

The Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup 2014 Finals in Brazil: Who Goes On or Out?

This analysis focuses on groups hosting African teams and provides a brief analytical summaries of the way forward to the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil with emphasis on each African countries per group, their strength to progress, etc. This doesn’t covered all other countries/groups except group A, C, …

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