Representatives of international agricultural research centers organized under CGIAR discuss the ongoing reforms in the system and the opportunities and...

As UPLB pursues its plans for internationalization, global partnerships with institutions such as the CGIAR centers become increasingly relevant, according...

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) in Bac Lieu, and Can Tho University inaugurated...

CIAT’s award-winning data crunchers: (From left – above) María Camila Rebolledo, Daniel Jiménez, Víctor Hugo Patiño, Juan Felipe Rodríguez....

Terraced rice fields in Iran. (Photo: Iran Chamber Society) Rice research and training activities are intensifying in the West-Central Asia region (see...

The genebanks of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) are often portrayed in the popular press as villains, the archetypical biopirates who steal huge amounts of biodiversity from their rightful owners and ride roughshod over the rights of poor farmers. At the same time the genebanks are often portrayed as heroes, the saviors of biodiversity...