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Community Organizations International Center for Tropical Agriculture
International Center for Tropical Agriculture
International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Acronym
CIAT
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Mission

To reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture.

People

CIAT’s staff includes about 200 scientists. Supported by a wide array of donors, the Center collaborates with hundreds of partners to conduct high-quality research and translate the results into development impact. A Board of Trustees provides oversight of CIAT’s research and financial management.

Values

- Shared organizational ethic
- We respect each other, our partners, and the people who benefit from our work. We act with honesty, integrity, transparency, and environmental responsibility in all of our joint endeavors.

- Learning through partnerships
- We work efficiently and pragmatically together and with partners. Considering our diversity to be a key asset, we adapt readily to change and strive to improve our performance through continuous learning.

- Innovation for impact
- We develop innovative solutions to important challenges in tropical agriculture, resulting in major benefits for the people who support, participate in, and profit from our work.

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Kenya: Siaya county policy brief on land degradation

Policy Papers & Briefs
December, 2018
Kenya
Eastern Africa
Africa

This policy brief aims to give an overview of land degradation hotspots in Siaya County and the policy options for land restoration. In this assessment, land degradation is referred to as the persistent loss of ecosystem function and productivity caused by disturbances from which the land cannot recover without human intervention (unaided). Hotspots are defined as places that experience high land degradation and if left unattended, will negatively affect both human wellbeing and the environment.

Kenya: Siaya county policy brief on land degradation

Policy Papers & Briefs
December, 2018
Kenya
Eastern Africa
Africa

This policy brief aims to give an overview of land degradation hotspots in Siaya County and the policy options for land restoration. In this assessment, land degradation is referred to as the persistent loss of ecosystem function and productivity caused by disturbances from which the land cannot recover without human intervention (unaided). Hotspots are defined as places that experience high land degradation and if left unattended, will negatively affect both human wellbeing and the environment.

Policy brief: Land degradation in Kenya

Policy Papers & Briefs
December, 2018
Kenya
Eastern Africa
Africa

This policy brief aims to give an overview of land degradation hotspots in Kenya and the policy options for land restoration. In this assessment, land degradation is referred to as the persistent loss of ecosystem function and productivity caused by disturbances from which the land cannot recover without human intervention (unaided). Hotspots are defined as places that experience high land degradation and if left unattended, will negatively affect both human wellbeing and the environment.