The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), together with local institutions, carried out expert workshops in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia. The issues looked at during the workshops included the identification of all new improved rice varieties in each country, the total area in production under the improved technologies, a definition of changes in yield associated with old and new technologies, gender roles, and producer characterizations.
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Mitigating change in climate relations: breeders and modelers of Africa unite for climate-smart cropsDec 20th, 2011 | By Osana Bonilla-Findji
Blog post written by Ewen Leborgne (ILRI) They came and met; they discussed, argued, they laughed and they planned, they went around and went away. But they did it all together, and after three days of intensive work, African breeders and modelers came out one step closer to uniting around the challenge of climate-smart crops.
Within CCAFS Adaption to Progressive Climate Change theme, one of the objectives is to generate comprehensive strategies for crop improvement through a combination of modeling, expert consultation and stakeholder dialogue, and translating these insights into coordinated global, regional and national research and technology investment policies. As part of its 2011 activities and in collaboration with
Validando medidas de mitigación y adaptación con arroceros | Validating mitigation and adaptation measures with rice producersAug 17th, 2011 | By Emmanuel Zapata-Caldas
En esta ocasión, comparto con ustedes algunas impresiones del taller regional de arroz de riego realizado en el Espinal, Tolima. Dicha actividad fue una de las iniciativas del proyecto llamado ‘Evaluación de Flujos de Inversión y Financiamiento para Acciones Mitigación y Adaptación en el Sector Agropecuario’ llevado a cabo por Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
We’re close to finalising the results of a UNDP and Colombian Ministry of Environment commissioned study on investment and financial flows required to adapt and mitigate climate change in Colombia, and you can catch a sneak preview of results in the following presentation which we made in a workshop in Bogota last week which was designed to