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Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area – DAPA

Adaptation

Traveling the world with crop wild relatives

  This story map about the Crop Wild Relatives (CRW) shows very generally a few of the taxa used for the Crop Wild Relatives project to adapt agr Read more...

The bitter-sweet taste of Indonesia’s chocolate

An environmental disaster is unfolding in Asia. The “haze” plumes of smoke from Indonesia, where El Nino has stirred up more peatland fires, have sinc Read more...

Soil stewardship to climate proof Ghana’s cocoa sector

Mainstreaming climate smart practices in cocoa in Ghana is the declared objective of our work. The differentiated nature of the risks from climate cha Read more...

Promiscuity provides potential: The sunflower story

A new study has explored these wild sunflower species that live in novel environments to identify those species and populations that could be most use Read more...

What’s new in DAPA’s crop and climate modeling team

The Crop and Climate modeling team serves as a source of expertise in DAPA for best modeling practices.  We work on diverse projects with both interna Read more...

The Economist Magazine on crop diversity conservation

The Economist ran three parallel articles highlighting the importance of crop diversity, and the challenges of collecting and conserving this diversit Read more...

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...

Cocoa production in Ghana needs to confront heat and drought

How can we go beyond raising awareness of the negative implications of climate change for tropical cash crops and guide policies for adaptation? The p Read more...

FORTALECIENDO Y PROYECTANDO AL NODO REGIONAL DE CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO PACÍFICO SUR

La Corporación Autónoma Regional del Valle del Cauca (CVC) y el Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) en el marco del Convenio 033 de 20 Read more...

Informing national climate mitigation and adaptation plans in Latin America

Latin America is at a critical point where many national governments and well-organized sectors are developing their climate mitigation and adaptation Read more...

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