Taking on the challenge of Learning to improve Monitoring & Evaluation beyond standards Dealing with an amazing amount of data on a daily basis is a fundamental task engaging not […]
On November 22 in Equatorial Guinea, CIP Director General Dr. Barbara Wells accepted the Al-Sumait prize for CIP’s work in introducing Al Sumait MASTER LOGO revised copyVitamin A Rich orange flesh sweetpotato to 2.8 million households in Sub-Saharan African.
On November 16 at the Global Landscapes Forum in Morocco, the International Potato Center team led by World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Maria Andrade will present an innovative program to help climate vulnerable countries prepare for inevitable weather shocks due to climate change using resilient nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato.
A video on how World Food Prize winning scientists Jan Low, Maria Andrade and Robert Mwanga used orange-fleshed sweetpotato to fight vitamin A deficiency and blindness.
A hot topic in global agriculture research is to exploit use of Crop Wild Relatives to mitigate effects of climate change. What are these and why are they important?
A great example of research going on at CIP is an examination of a CWR sweetpotato discovered in the deserts of Ica in southern Peru. “We noticed that, despite the arid environment, this sweetpotato was still green,” says Dorcus Gemenet, geneticist at CIP, who collected the sweetpotato from the field near Ica.
CGIAR, the world’s largest agricultural research for development partnership, this week announced the appointment of Elwyn Grainger-Jones as Executive Director of the CGIAR System Organization.
As an agriculture research for development organization, CIP’s work is consistent with 11 of the 17 SDGs and of those 11, our work is perfectly aligned with the SDGs of Ending Poverty, Eliminating Hunger, Gender Equality, Climate Action, and Life on Land. This 2015 Annual Report tells the story of CIP’s alignment with the SDGs and the impact that we have had already in doing so.
More than 50 public and private sector plant scientists convened on the campus of the International Potato Center (CIP) in Lima, Peru to learn about Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) and […]
Protecting the environment comes naturally to farmers because they understand what it takes to live up to their neighbors’ expectations and earn community trust. Meeting growing demand for food with limited impact on the environment requires that we produce more food using less water and other natural resources.