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DAPA-Linking Farmers to Market’s article wins an award from Banco de la República

CIAT’s Linking Farmers to Market’s (LFM) article, written by Rafael Isidro Parra-Peña (LFM-CIAT),  Mark Lundy (LFM-CIAT) and Barry Reilly (U. of Susse Read more...

Facts about deforestation, coca crops and the conflict in Colombia

In the first blog post in our series on conflict and deforestation, we outlined the potential drivers of deforestation in Colombia and discussed evide Read more...

Climate smart cocoa picks up steam in Ghana

A cross-section of more than 50 people representing the Ghana cocoa sector came together March 9 in Accra to review the advances of the Climate Smart Read more...

Cooperative Research Seminar (CRS) organized by EDC

On the 3rd of February 2016, CIAT and the rest of the EDC partners organized a Cooperative Research Seminar (CRS) in the "Cooperative Hall of Fame" at Read more...

Kick-starting food resilience in the Philippines

Treading carefully through a brown field in the mid-day heat, a smallholder farmer in the Philippines points to a recent batch of cassava. Although th Read more...

Testing a new approach to drive inclusive business in Peru

CIAT has worked successfully for many years on the development of models for inclusive business culminating in the LINK method. Though this work we co Read more...

Policy influence as a pathway to impact

(Reposted from coffeelands.crs.org) Nearly a year ago, I published this reflection on the importance of public policy in shaping outcomes for coffee s Read more...

Disponible guía basada en la Orientación Territorial para el Desarrollo Empresarial Rural

Recientemente, Catholic Relief Services (CRS, por sus siglas en inglés) publicó la última guía de la serie Buenas Prácticas, de las publicaciones agr Read more...

The last guide of a series grounded on the area-based (territorial) approach to rural agro-enterprise development is now available

Good Practice Guide part of the series of agro-enterprise publications developed in collaboration with CIAT’s Linking Farmers to Markets Research Grou Read more...

Forest and conflicts in Colombia: Exploitation of natural resources or gunpoint conservation?

According to FAO around 129 millions of hectares of forests, accounting for an area about the size of South Africa, have been lost to deforestation wo Read more...

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