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CIP Global Program on Integrated Crop and Systems Research Mar 25, 2014
Using GIS technology to fight potato late blight

Using GIS technology to fight potato late blight

New Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications can facilitate the study of the effects of climate change on important plant diseases, including late blight.... Read more

CPAD Mar 31, 2014
Capacity development: In conversation with Adiel Mbabu, CIP Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

Capacity development: In conversation with Adiel Mbabu, CIP Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

In the first of a series of discussions on Capacity Development, we meet with Adiel Mbabu who was recently appointed as the Regional Director in Sub-Saharan Africa for the International Potato Center (CIP) in Nairobi, Kenya. Here we discuss with Adiel his experience on how to create and nurture work... Read more

In Memoriam  - Rolando Cabello
CPAD Mar 26, 2014

In Memoriam - Rolando Cabello

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Rolando Cabello, an agronomist and researcher who worked at CIP for 35 years in genetics and crop improvement, managing the post-harvest quality lab an... Read more

Invigorating The Potato Seed Industry In Africa
Sara Quinn Mar 18, 2014

Invigorating The Potato Seed Industry In Africa

The delicate process of potato breeding in East Africa... Read more

Enhancing sweetpotato production for better income and nutrition in Odisha, India
Véronique Durroux-Malpartida Mar 13, 2014

Enhancing sweetpotato production for better income and nutrition in Odisha, India

After a pilot project with sweetpotatoes quickly showed great promise in 2013, the Government of Odisha, India decided to strengthen its partnership with the International Potato Center (CIP) for four... Read more

CIP scientist receives award for adaptation to climate change
Véronique Durroux-Malpartida Feb 26, 2014

CIP scientist receives award for adaptation to climate change

Alejandra Arce, a Ph.D. student in the Genetic Resource Program in collaboration with the Social Sciences and Health Program of the International Potato Center (CIP), was awarded second prize in the T... Read more

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