Research to increase productivity
while preserving natural resources.
How to maintain income, but stop deforestation and erosion?
How to make better use of human and natural resources?
How to get richer and more diverse diets?
What if these were schoolbags?
Humidtropics, a CGIAR Research Program led by IITA, seeks to transform the lives of the rural poor in tropical Americas, Asia and Africa. It uses integrated systems research and unique partnership platforms for better impact on poverty and eco-systems integrity. Research organizations that are involved in core partnership with Humidtropics are: AVRDC, Bioversity, CIAT, CIP, FARA, icipe, ICRAF, IITA, ILRI, IWMI, and WUR.