Think tank

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture ‒ CIAT

Santiago de Cali, Colombia

CIAT's mission is to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture. They support policymakers, scientists, and farmers respond to some of the most pressing challenges: including food insecurity and malnutrition, climate change, and environmental degradation. CIAT develops technologies, methods, and knowledge that better enable farmers, mainly smallholders, to enhance eco-efficiency in agriculture.

Contact details

Website:
http://ciat.cgiar.org/

Address:
Km 17, Recta Cali–Palmira CP 763537, Apartado Aéreo 6713, Santiago de Cali, Colombia

Country:
Colombia

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1967
Age (years)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 54
Colombia average
 29
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2017): Ruben G. Echeverría (General Director)
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 26,276
Colombia average
 18,725
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 17,398
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 43,885
Colombia average
 17,037
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 21,524
Subscribers (2019)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 1,930
Colombia average
 1,028
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 970
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 2,302
Colombia average
 6,565
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
 33,576
Colombia average
 11,269
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 02/11/2017
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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