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Thrive Podcast brings you interviews with experts in agriculture and the environment. We explore how farmers and researchers work together to make food supplies more sustainable in an era of large, fast-moving changes. Visit us at wle.cgiar.org/thrive/podcast

Thrive Podcast CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems

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Thrive Podcast brings you interviews with experts in agriculture and the environment. We explore how farmers and researchers work together to make food supplies more sustainable in an era of large, fast-moving changes. Visit us at wle.cgiar.org/thrive/podcast

    Trouble for tapioca: Cassava in Vietnam

    Trouble for tapioca: Cassava in Vietnam

    Cassava, or Tapioca as it is more popularly known, is a very important staple crop in Vietnam, as well as most of Southeast Asia. This robust crop is facing some serious threats, in the form of pests, depleted soils, and unsustainable farming practices.

    • 11 min
    Reporting from Paris: Youth solve pressing landscape challenges

    Reporting from Paris: Youth solve pressing landscape challenges

    One of the highlights of this year's Global Landscapes Forum in Paris was the Dragons Den session, hosted by the Youth in Landscapes Initiative. Eavesdropping from the workshop to the final pitches was Andrew Johnstone.

    • 22 min
    A social science approach to agricultural dilemmas

    A social science approach to agricultural dilemmas

    Why are many apparently simple, technical solutions to agricultural problems not widely adopted? Why don't people change their behaviour when provided with information that ought to be useful? In this episode of the Thrive podcast, Katherine Snyder from CIAT, shares her views on silver bullet solutions to dilemmas in agricultural development.

    • 16 min
    Water rights re-examined

    Water rights re-examined

    On this Thrive podcast, we discuss water rights with Tim Williams and Alan Nicol of IWMI. What are the consequences of leaving water out of large-scale land acquisition agreements? And what about another type of human right: the right to water for crops? 

    • 17 min
    Preparing for hotter, colder, wetter and drier

    Preparing for hotter, colder, wetter and drier

    Hovering over almost all of the discussions at Stockholm World Water Week was the question of climate change, and one of the few aspects of climate change we can be absolutely certain about is that things are going to become more variable. Claudia Ringler and Jeremy Bird join us on this episode of Thrive Podcast. 

    • 14 min
    Working together for a better Kachin landscape

    Working together for a better Kachin landscape

    Today we head to Northern Myanmar where filmmaker Douglas Varchol reports from the field. Varchol joins a research team from the project on "Working together for a better Kachin landscape.”

    • 14 min

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