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Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area – DAPA

conservation

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...

Story Maps – bringing data to life

A new storytelling format has caught the attention of CIAT’s Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area. The online tool Story Maps enables users to c Read more...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Deacachimba

Overall, the project has been a big success. The participants felt that they had learned something really valuable, and most importantly felt a higher Read more...

Seed Drying for the Successful Long-term Storage of Crop Wild Relatives

There are two crucial components to successful seed storage: drying and freezing. If you want to store seeds and delay their germination, you need to Read more...

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