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Announcing VCN: An Information Brief on Value Chains for Nutrition

New Information Brief on Value Chains for Nutrition (VCN). VCN is part of FoodLens, one of three global initiatives created under CIAT’s new strategy Read more...

Violence incidents and the durations of agribusiness of smallholder farmers: evidence from Colombia

  During the last year I’ve been studying agribusiness contract durations to investigate the effects of violence events on their survival in Colo Read more...

Intentional partnership: CRS and CIAT get ready for a more strategic and broader collaboration to increase impact

Written by Simone Staiger. When you try to organize meetings with CRS’ Rupert Best at CIAT, he is probably going to be late as he runs into friends an Read more...

Nuevo resumen de política sobre planificación a partir de evidencia científica en café

Caso en Nariño, Colombia Estamos cosechando un nuevo producto orientado a la incidencia pública, más conocido como policy brief. Este documento recoge Read more...

New Publication in Agricultural Economics on Farmer Organizations!!

Promoting the role of farmer-based organizations for value chain integration in Ghana Read more...

PROMOTING SMALLHOLDER INCLUSIVE AGRIBUSINESS IN COLOMBIA: THE PAAP PROJECT

(En español) PROMOVIENDO LOS AGRO-NEGOCIOS DE LOS PEQUEÑOS PRODUCTORES EN COLOMBIA: EL PROYECTO PAAP The Linking Farmers to Markets (LFM) research tea Read more...

Ghana workshop on climate smart cocoa a success

Climate change in cocoa in Ghana is a serious issue for all value chain actors. This was highlighted by the wide interest and support at the kick-off Read more...

Building climate resilient cocoa value chains in Ghana

One of the challenges facing Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) is scale. There are many pilots of CSA practices that are effective locally but lack mech Read more...

A heated discussion on farmer organizations with Prof. Tom Reardon

Those taking part in the discussion: Dr. Nicola Francesconi (CIAT); Prof. Michael Cook (Missouri University); Prof. Thomas Reardon (Michigan State Uni Read more...

Foro virtual de mercados agrícolas en los Andes. COP-Andes

“Las Naciones Unidas declararon el 2012 como el Año Internacional de las Cooperativas (International Year of Cooperatives) para resaltar el importante Read more...

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