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Dialogues on drought and agriculture


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From where we sit, 2013 has been an active year on how to combat drought in agriculture. The GCP community and others were certainly out in force this year, discussing and comparing notes on this fickle and flighty yet pernicious and persistent problem.

We’ve attempted to capture some of these interactions in a blogpost that is a veritable pot pourri of events, keynote addresses, journal articles, and of books and book chapters on combatting drought. But it’s not all desolate and bleak: we conclude with good news on cassava research (and researchers!) in Nigeria, and how it all began. More