CGIARWhat’s New in Research » CGIAR http://www.cgiar.org A Global Agricultural Research Partnership Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:04:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Models can help farmers decide how to adapt to climate change http://maize.org/models-climate-change-malawi/ http://maize.org/models-climate-change-malawi/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:50:18 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1376228 http://maize.org/models-climate-change-malawi/feed/ 0 Post-Doctoral Fellow in Abiotic Stress http://goo.gl/whxtrU http://goo.gl/whxtrU#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:45:12 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1375918 http://goo.gl/whxtrU/feed/ 0 Trees for Life http://worldagroforestry.org/newsroom/highlights/trees-life http://worldagroforestry.org/newsroom/highlights/trees-life#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:27:34 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1373046 Creating a more prosperous future through agroforestry ]]> http://worldagroforestry.org/newsroom/highlights/trees-life/feed/ 0 Once there was a lake: Study highlights complexity of vulnerability to environmental change http://blog.cifor.org/23064/once-there-was-a-lake-study-highlights-complexity-of-vulnerability-to-environmental-change http://blog.cifor.org/23064/once-there-was-a-lake-study-highlights-complexity-of-vulnerability-to-environmental-change#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:04:53 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1373033 http://blog.cifor.org/23064/once-there-was-a-lake-study-highlights-complexity-of-vulnerability-to-environmental-change/feed/ 0 Invitation to the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P90UIcL9MBY&feature=youtube_gdata http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P90UIcL9MBY&feature=youtube_gdata#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:41:54 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1373019 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P90UIcL9MBY&feature=youtube_gdata/feed/ 0 The curious case of cassava’s quirks, narrated in Nigeria http://blog.generationcp.org/2014/06/24/the-curious-case-of-cassavas-quirks-narrated-in-nigeria/ http://blog.generationcp.org/2014/06/24/the-curious-case-of-cassavas-quirks-narrated-in-nigeria/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:23:02 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1373396 http://blog.generationcp.org/2014/06/24/the-curious-case-of-cassavas-quirks-narrated-in-nigeria/feed/ 0 AfricaRice : Innovation systems approaches–the way forward for agricultural R4D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMovJAGC9Yk&feature=youtube_gdata http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMovJAGC9Yk&feature=youtube_gdata#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:41:59 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371146 Emphasizing that inclusive and participatory value chain approaches and innovation platforms are the way forward for agricultural R4D, Dr Adama Traoré, Chair of the just-concluded 4th Agriculture Science Week for West and Central Africa, stated, “We are more interdependent today than in the past for achieving research impact.” Dr Traoré is the Interim Director General of AfricaRice. Themed ‘Innovations in agro-sylvo-pastoral systems to feed West and Central Africa,’ the 4th Agriculture Science Week for West and Central Africa was organized by the West and Central African council for agricultural research and development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture [...]]]> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMovJAGC9Yk&feature=youtube_gdata/feed/ 0 Models under the spotlight http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/models-under-the-spotlight/ http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/models-under-the-spotlight/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:12:41 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371173 Is it time to break the mold? Modeling river basins is so fashionable it seems that everyone wants in. ]]> http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/models-under-the-spotlight/feed/ 0 Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Radha Mohan Singh visits ICRISAT http://www.icrisat.org/newsroom/news-releases/icrisat-pr-2014-media19.htm http://www.icrisat.org/newsroom/news-releases/icrisat-pr-2014-media19.htm#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:30:00 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1372450 Taking technologies that are ready to the doorstep of every smallholder farmer in the country is a priority for the Union Government. ]]> http://www.icrisat.org/newsroom/news-releases/icrisat-pr-2014-media19.htm/feed/ 0 Innovation systems approaches: the way forward for agricultural R4D http://africarice.podbean.com/e/innovation-systems-approaches-the-way-forward-for-agricultural-r4d/ http://africarice.podbean.com/e/innovation-systems-approaches-the-way-forward-for-agricultural-r4d/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 05:00:48 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1375924 http://africarice.podbean.com/e/innovation-systems-approaches-the-way-forward-for-agricultural-r4d/feed/ 0 Innovation systems approaches–the way forward for agricultural R4D http://tinyurl.com/pnmfh2a http://tinyurl.com/pnmfh2a#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:01 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1375836 African Agricultural News–“We are more interdependent today than in the past for achieving research impact.” Dr Traoré is the Interim Director General of AfricaRice. Themed ‘Innovations in agro-sylvo-pastoral systems to feed West and Central Africa,’ the 4th Agriculture Science Week for West and Central Africa was organized by the West]]> http://tinyurl.com/pnmfh2a/feed/ 0 Latest UN climate talks bring forward significant results on agriculture and food security http://ccafs.cgiar.org/blog/latest-un-climate-talks-bring-forward-significant-results-agriculture-and-food-security http://ccafs.cgiar.org/blog/latest-un-climate-talks-bring-forward-significant-results-agriculture-and-food-security#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371500 For quite some time, the 40th Session of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) looked bleak in terms of progress on addressing issues relating to agriculture. Despite a wide range of actors, from parties to observer...]]> http://ccafs.cgiar.org/blog/latest-un-climate-talks-bring-forward-significant-results-agriculture-and-food-security/feed/ 0 Conservation Agriculture With Trees: Now available, a comprehensive guide for extension workers http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/conservation-agriculture-with-trees-now-available-a-comprehensive-guide-for-extension-workers/ http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/conservation-agriculture-with-trees-now-available-a-comprehensive-guide-for-extension-workers/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:31:35 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371575 Conservation agriculture with trees combines the best of Conservation Agriculture with the best of Agroforestry to offer many benefits to landscapes and livelihoods. But its uptake is restricted by policy, cultural and technical issues, to name some fa...]]> http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/conservation-agriculture-with-trees-now-available-a-comprehensive-guide-for-extension-workers/feed/ 0 Transforming cocoa with seedlings and services for farmers http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/transforming-cocoa-with-seedlings-and-services-for-farmers/ http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/transforming-cocoa-with-seedlings-and-services-for-farmers/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:05:56 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1370099 Hélène Kla Amenan was all smiles at her graduation ceremony. She is now equipped with the skills to set up a Cocoa Village Centre in her village. Here, she will offer cocoa farmers the services, advice and products they need to rejuvenate their farms for better and more sustainable productivity.]]> http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/06/23/transforming-cocoa-with-seedlings-and-services-for-farmers/feed/ 0 Report sheds light on a massive, neglected ecosystem http://blog.cifor.org/23037/tropical-dry-forests-report http://blog.cifor.org/23037/tropical-dry-forests-report#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:50:02 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1370076 Tropical dry forests are among the most threatened and least studied of the world’s forested ecosystems, a new report states. As such, these areas may be at even greater risk of deforestation and degradation than humid forests.]]> http://blog.cifor.org/23037/tropical-dry-forests-report/feed/ 0 Keeping track of liquid assets http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/keeping-track-of-liquid-assets/ http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/keeping-track-of-liquid-assets/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 05:04:14 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371166 http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2014/06/keeping-track-of-liquid-assets/feed/ 0 Explore the importance of the world’s forests in Rome, Italy http://www.bioversityinternational.org/news/detail/explore-the-importance-of-the-worlds-forests-in-rome-italynbsp/ http://www.bioversityinternational.org/news/detail/explore-the-importance-of-the-worlds-forests-in-rome-italynbsp/#comments Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1369151 The world’s forests are under the spotlight in Rome, Italy this week for World Forest Week and FAO’s 22nd Committee on Forestry (COFO 22) including a Bioversity International side-event.]]> http://www.bioversityinternational.org/news/detail/explore-the-importance-of-the-worlds-forests-in-rome-italynbsp/feed/ 0 Change in dates for final General Research Meeting http://generationcp.org/news-a-updates/118-2014/856-change-in-dates-for-final-general-research-meeting http://generationcp.org/news-a-updates/118-2014/856-change-in-dates-for-final-general-research-meeting#comments Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:45:02 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1371820 http://generationcp.org/news-a-updates/118-2014/856-change-in-dates-for-final-general-research-meeting/feed/ 0 Senior Scientist-Legume/Cereal Pathology (West and Central Africa) http://www.icrisat.org/careers/Senior-Scientist-Legume-Cereal-Pathology.htm http://www.icrisat.org/careers/Senior-Scientist-Legume-Cereal-Pathology.htm#comments Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:36:00 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1368535 http://www.icrisat.org/careers/Senior-Scientist-Legume-Cereal-Pathology.htm/feed/ 0 Sir Conway’s guide to feeding the world http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-20/can-we-feed-the-world/5535828 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-20/can-we-feed-the-world/5535828#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:37:00 +0000 http://feeds.cgiar.org/?p=1370401 He’s a former president of The Rockefeller Foundation in the US, former chief scientist of the Department for International Development in the UK, and authored ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?.’]]> http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-20/can-we-feed-the-world/5535828/feed/ 0