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Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area – DAPA

Biodiversity

Distribución espacial de orquídeas, y cambio climático en el bosque seco del Valle del río Cauca

Las orquídeas epífitas son elementos fundamentales en la dinámica y composición de los ecosistemas tropicales, se estima que existen 19.000 especies e Read more...

Radio New Zealand National on Crop Diversity and Conservation

This week, Radio New Zealand National discussed crop diversity, and the importance of and challenges faced by genebanks in conserving the biological f Read more...

Ecuadorian Amazon: Black or Green Gold?

Ecuador is recognized as one of the biodiverse hotspots on earth, underneath the Amazon rainforest lies the country’s oil reservoir. With the oil comp Read more...

Announcing papers on the crop wild relatives of pigeonpea, potato and sweetpotato

Recently, CIAT’s Crop Wild Relative (CWR) team published three papers on conservation needs and genetic resources potential for the wild relatives of Read more...

Conserving Food Crops’ Wild Relatives for Food Security

In a recent interview with Voice of America (VOA), the surprisingly clean shaven DAPA director and leader of the climate smart agriculture flagship of Read more...

Integrated Decision-Making Tool for Diversified Smallholder Farms

Smallholder farms, all over the world, have diverse activities and a highly variable management capacity. In the last few decades, across Central Amer Read more...

ASB celebrates 20 years of research and development for the tropical forest margins

The ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins this week celebrated 20 years of research and development at its Global Steering Group Meeting in Read more...

Training Course: Collecting & Long-Term Conservation of Crop Wild Relative Seeds

collecting, protecting and selecting crop wild relatives with the aim of ensuring our major crops can be adapted to grow in our changing climates Read more...

Tres minutos para los parientes silvestres

Durante la mas reciente reunión (24-27 de Marzo) del proyecto “Adapting agriculture to climate change: collecting, protecting and preparing the Read more...

When growing coffee conserves biodiversity

There are several ways to grow coffee, from the traditional shaded plantation, where a canopy of trees protects coffee plants from the sun, all the w Read more...

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