Science to Cultivate Change

“One cow” program can cut poverty and pave the way for lower ‘hoofprints’ too

A new study shows that Rwanda’s One Cow per Poor Family program can significantly cut food insecurity - and with improved cattle feeding, it can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensity too.
Author: Georgina Smith
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:10 pm

Scientists make a splash with urine experiment

Pastureland is like a leaky toilet when it comes to nitrogen, but fixing the leak could be one of the next big things in sustainable agriculture.
Author: Neil Palmer
Posted: March 21, 2017, 9:21 pm

Sink it or lose it: the carbon trade-off

New studies released by CIAT and partners show that, given the vast amount of carbon stored our soils, small management changes could have tremendous impacts, offsetting greenhouse gas emissions.
Author: Georgina Smith
Posted: March 17, 2017, 12:42 pm

Scaling success: leading change with the Syngenta Foundation

Improved bean varieties are now commercially available, through licensing of released varieties to private companies.
Author: Georgina Smith
Posted: February 28, 2017, 9:08 am