Since breakfast this morning, the chances that you consumed either some beans, maize, rice, soybean and wheat are very high indeed. These staples represent key crops in Latin America and the Caribbean and are critical for export earnings and food security. Yet due to the climate crisis, these crops and the region’s agriculture sector faces considerable challenges. The region … [Read more...] about Five adaptation measures to reduce the vulnerability of Latin America and the Caribbean’s agriculture sector to climate change
Benjamin Schiek is a Research Associate at the Bioversity-CIAT Alliance. His work focuses primarily on the ex-ante impact assessment of agricultural research for development (AR4D) policies and projects, with an emphasis on climate change adaptation strategies. He holds a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Oregon State University.