Climate change

Trouble for tapioca: Cassava in Vietnam

Vietnam is world renowned for its cuisine, and one of the staple crops in the country, as well as throughout Southeast Asia, is cassava, more popularly known as tapioca. Originally from South America, cassava tubers contain valuable starch and minerals, and is generally quite robust when it comes to withstanding the effects of climate change and other environmental impacts.

Sink it or lose it: the carbon trade-off

This is an excerpt from a piece that was originally posted on the CIAT Blog.

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.

Protecting biodiversity to ensure the future we want

Man digging in stream in Pakistan

Better science and knowledge for better policy on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people in the Asia-Pacific region.

Final report: SIANI African Biochar Expert Group

This report summarizes the work of the SIANI Expert Group on African Biochar. It presents the completed activities during the period of Expert Group funding and gives an outlook of additional activities yet to come.

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Should scientists stop flying? Decoupling knowledge from carbon in an age of climate change

Warmly welcome to a joint KTH-Uppsala Seminar with Kevin Andersson, Uppsala University’s Zennström Professor in Climate Change Leadership at the Centre for Sustainable Development (Cemus).