Genebanks, the world’s insurance policy against hunger The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 75 percent of plant genetic diversity was lost in the last century alone. […]
Five International Potato Center (CIP) early career researchers have been named finalists in the 2017 CGIAR Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship Program. Find out more…
Navigating tax codes, payroll detail and health and other insurance benefits across borders can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor. To help drive down costs and access the […]
For many of us, deserts represent dry wastelands where almost nothing can take root, let alone grow and flourish. But for the last three years, Dr. Hari Krishna has been growing sweetpotato in the desert in Abu Dhabi, with considerable success.
Summary of media reporting about Jumpstarting Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato through diversified markets project based on media visit to Osun state Nigeria on May 17.
The 2016 edition of the McKnight Foundation profiles the International Potato Center sweetpotato breeder Robert Mwanga. Based in Uganda “Robert Mwanga has spent a career converting the […]
Cusco to host World Potato Congress and the Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa (ALAP) Congress in 2018
Cusco to host World Potato Congress and the Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa (ALAP) Congress in 2018 Official launch will take place during National Potato Day celebrations at CIP headquarters […]
Provitamin A Maize (PVA) maize is a special type of maize that is biofortified and contains high levels of beta-carotene. The PVA maize was recently introduced in Tanzania through collaborative efforts of multiple institutions including the Government of Tanzania, Tanzania Official Seed Certification Institute (TOSCI); Seed companies (Meru Agro-Tours & Consultants Co. Ltd (MATC) and Tanseed International ltd) and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), working as a partnership under the Building Nutritious Food Baskets Project (BNFB).