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Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area – DAPA

Julian Ramirez-Villegas

African crops and livestock in a changing climate

Adaptation measures for especially maize, common beans, Arabica coffee, banana and finger millet are urgently needed in Africa to curb future negative Read more...

Tool for generating weather data updated

Since becoming available in June 2011, the on-line and stand-alone versions of the MarkSim GCM stochastic weather generator tool have been widely test Read more...

Biodiversity to suffer hard hit from climate change

Two thirds of plants and half of animals under threat from climate change if no mitigation actions are taken. Mitigation could avoid ~60% of biodivers Read more...

South American flora at risk

DAPA research shows ~80% of species in South America to have one or more populations under threat due to human activities, and an scarying percent of Read more...

A world without Amazon

Recent research shows a projected reduction between 12 and 21% in the tropical rainfall that feeds the Amazon basin by 2050. Read more...

Looking for weather data?

Being an agricultural researcher –particularly if you have ever investigated the abiotic controls on plant growth – it's very likely that you have com Read more...

New version of climate data portal ready

We’ve just updated our CCAFS-Climate data portal. We have been improving the website since 2008, when we first launched it. We’ve been tracking the us Read more...

Banana industry predicted to disappear

Is what The Guardian and TheScientist said some time ago, considering various facts, within which the most important relied on the genetic uniformity Read more...

What do crop models say?

And what don’t…. Long time has passed since I posted my last post, and now we approach to a new Conference of Parties (CoP) in Durban. But Read more...

Open call for interns in biodiversity modelling and R programming

We are looking for a visiting researcher to work on various modeling projects, primarily related with climate change, biodiversity and agriculture. Re Read more...

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