Women researchers from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru work alongside each other on innovative project and build bonds in the hope of completing future projects.
Regional CGIAR Initiative will improve the livelihoods of farmers, and the resilience and competitiveness of agrifood systems, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CGIAR Initiative to increase resilience, sustainability and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean
The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.
CGIAR centers present methodology for transforming resource-constrained, polluting and vulnerable farming into inclusive, sustainable and resilient food systems that deliver healthy and affordable diets for all within planetary boundaries.
Source: RCN Radio (15 Dec 2020)
Natalia Palacios, Maize Quality Specialist at CIMMYT, spoke about the center’s work in Colombia and the future of maize production in the program ‘Tierra de Sueños’.
Monitor, Evaluation and Learning Manager uses technological tools to streamline data gathering and analysis for improved project design.
Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.
Maize experts, as well as scientists from other key crops, from around the world came together to discuss these challenges and how to solve them at the 23rd Latin American Maize Reunion and 4th Seed Congress, held October 7-10 in Monteria, Colombia.
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America
CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.
The project will develop maize varieties adapted to the country’s farming conditions and will promote sustainable intensification practices among farmers.
A new zinc-enriched maize variety developed by CIMMYT was released in Colombia to help combat malnutrition in South America.
A field day was organized at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture to show the advances of biofortified maize in Colombia.