Agriculture / CCAFS / Climate Change / ILRI

New tool for determining future weather will help farmers adapt to climate change

A youth sets out with his weeding tool for his family’s sorghum plot in Katanga Village, near Fakara, in Niger (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). Philip Thornton, a scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), who leads a research theme of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) on Data and … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Asia / CGIAR / Directorate / Food Security / ILRI / Latin America / Research

Livestock development, food policy and tropical agriculture leaders gather in Minnesota to discuss sustainable food production

‘. . . Three leaders of worldwide agricultural research centers will discuss “Sustainably Feeding the World” at a University of Minnesota forum on Monday. ‘All three panelists are directors-general of international research institutes that are part of the 15-member network known as the Consultative Group on International Research Centers. ‘They include Carlos Seré, who leads … Continue reading