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Clima LoCa se suma al Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos 2021

El Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos tiene como objetivo llamar la atención e inspirar acciones para ayudar a prevenir, detectar y gestionar los riesgos transmitidos por los alimentos, contribuyendo a la seguridad alimentaria… Leer más

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ClimaLoCa Publications

Mitigating the level of cadmium in cacao products: Reviewing the transfer of cadmium from soil to chocolate bar (Vanderschueren et al 2021)

Authors: Ruth Vanderschuerena, David Argüelloa, Hester Blommaertc, Daniela Montalvo, Fiorella Barrazadi, Laurence Maurice, Eva Schreck, Rainer Schulin, Caleb Lewis, José Luis Vazquez, Pathmanathan Umaharan, Eduardo Chavez, GeraldineSarret, Erik Smolders. 2021. Article

Cadmium in cacao: what we know about mitigation practices: Second Clima-LoCa briefing note on cadmium in cacao

Autores: Ruth Vanderschueren, Mirjam Pulleman

Primer reporte técnico para el proyecto DeSIRA: Clima LoCa Componente socioeconómico - Colombia

Autores: Andrés Felipe Vélez, Andrés Camilo Charry

Cadmium in cacao: why it occurs, how it is regulated, and why it is a concern for producers

Autores: Ruth Vanderschueren, Mirjam Pulleman

Publications

Climate change impact on cultivated and wild cacao in Peru and the search of climate change-tolerant genotypes

Viviana Ceccarelli, Tobias Fremout, Diego Zavaleta, Sphyros Lastra, Sixto Imán Correa, Enrique Arévalo-Gardini, Carlos Armando Rodriguez, Wilbert Cruz Hilacondo,Evert Thomas. Article

The First National Survey of Cadmium in Cacao Farm Soil in Colombia

Daniel Bravo, Clara Leon-Moreno, Carlos Alberto Martínez, Viviana Marcela Varón-Ramírez, Gustavo Alfonso Araujo-Carrillo, Ruy Vargas, Ruth Quiroga-Mateus, Annie Zamora and Edwin Antonio Gutiérrez Rodríguez. 2020. Article

Cartilla 3: Recomendaciones mínimas para la mitigación de cadmio

Daniel Bravo, Clara León-Moreno, Ruth Quiroga, Annie Zamora, Edwin Gutiérrez, Edith Moreno, Diannefair Duarte, Adriana Aristizábal, Catalina Arroyave, Lorena Cardona, Hugo Olarte, Maria Luisa Orozco, Beatriz Guerra-Sierra. 2021. Series

Caja de herramientas para la prevención y mitigación de la contaminación de cadmio en la cadena de cacao-Ecuador

Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería de Ecuador con la participación de: Manuel Carrillo, Laurence Maurice, Eduardo Chávez, Laudine Marchive, Rachel Atkinson, Gideon Ramtahal. Toolkit

Cartilla 1: ¿Qué es el cadmio y por qué es importante en el cultivo de cacao?

Daniel Bravo, Clara León-Moreno, Ruth Quiroga, Annie Zamora, Edwin Gutiérrez, Edith Moreno, Diannefair Duarte, Adriana Aristizábal, Catalina Arroyave, Lorena Cardona, Hugo Olarte, Maria Luisa Orozco, Beatriz Guerra-Sierra. 2021. Series

Cartilla 2: Investigación y recomendaciones sobre cadmio en el cultivo de cacao en Colombia

Daniel Bravo, Clara León-Moreno, Ruth Quiroga, Annie Zamora, Edwin Gutiérrez, Edith Moreno, Diannefair Duarte, Adriana Aristizábal, Catalina Arroyave, Lorena Cardona, Hugo Olarte, Maria Luisa Orozco, Beatriz Guerra-Sierra. 2021. Series

Blogs

12Tree is proud to be a partner of the CIAT initiative “CLIMA-LoCa”

12tree, November 10, 2020
The CIAT project CLIMA LoCa stands for fostering Climate-relevant and Low Cadmium innovations as well as research to enhance the inclusiveness of growing cocoa sectors in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Regional research project seeks to promote the development of cacao to continue competing in the European market

Alliance Bioversity CIAT,  Feb 28, 2020
The Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC) is the main producer of fine flavor cacao in the world. The contribution of LAC to the global production of cacao, currently 17%…

Knowledge sharing and co-creation, a key factor for achieving the expected results of the Clima-LoCa project”: Mirjam Pulleman

Alliance Bioversity CIAT,  Ago 31, 2021: 
Something that characterizes the Clima-LoCa project is that it involves diverse stakeholders such as producers, cocoa companies, and scientists…

Scientific talks

Clima-LoCa, proyecto que busca impulsar el desarrollo del cacao en el mercado europeo

Youtube: Inocuidad del chocolate y sus implicaciones…

Cadmium in cocoa, regulations and implications – Interview with Erik Smolders, KU Leuven.

The Clima-LoCa Project goals– Interview with Rachel Atkinson and Mirjam Pulleman, Alliance Bioversity International-CIAT

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