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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...

The Importance of the Ugly Cousins (Coffee with: Nora Castañeda)

Nora Castañeda is a PhD student in Biosciences and is part of the Crop Wild Relatives team of CIAT. In this 'coffee with' she explains what this team Read more...

Banding together: A global community committed to biodiversity and food security

Written by: Melissa Reichwage and reposted from CIAT “The challenges for agriculture are vast, but we do have a basic structure to build on in order t Read more...

Workshop: Achievements for the Aichi Targets 5, 11 and 15 for ecosystems conservation and restoration for biodiversity in South America

From the 24th to the 28th of March, 2014, the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat organized the “Capacity-building workshop for South Read more...

Collecting crop wild relatives- lessons from the field

Elinor Breman, Species Collections Support Officer at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank (MSB), reports on a training workshop that brought partners from acro Read more...

Terra-i: No stranger to controversy

Two things tend to happen when people get their hands on a new tool that is fundamentally helpful. First, they discover more uses for it than anyone c Read more...

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