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CGIAR knowledge sharing – connecting researchers and farmers

In its RIO+20 Call-to-action, CGIAR called for knowledge sharing systems that engage with smallholder farmers to improve the management of their crops, livestock and natural resources in order to increase production as well as minimize negative environmental impacts.

Four CGIAR knowledge management specialists share their experiences on AlertNet: Peter Ballantyne (International Livestock Research Institute – ILRI), Simone Staiger (International Center for Tropical Agriculture – CIAT), Petr Kosina (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center – CIMMYT) and Nadia Manning-Thomas (CGIAR Consortium Office).

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