Development plans for Turipana: a major research and training center for the lowland hot tropics | Land Portal

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December 1968
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Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario
International Center for Tropical Agriculture



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


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.


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El Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario, ICA, es una entidad Pública del Orden Nacional con personería jurídica, autonomía administrativa y patrimonio independiente, perteneciente al Sistema Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, adscrita al Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural.

El Ica tiene la jurisdicción en todo el territorio nacional, siendo su domicilio principal la ciudad de Bogotá, D.C., cuenta con 32 Gerencias Seccionales, una por departamento, con un recurso humano altamente calificado.


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CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.

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