CIP Announces the Passing of Social Scientist, Dr. Gelia T. Castillo, First Woman to Join our Board of Trustees
It is with deep sadness that we announce the news of the passing of Dr. Gelia T. Castillo on Saturday 5 August. Dr. Castillo was an eminent rural […]
“Never in my life had I seen so many varieties of potato, so many different shapes, sizes, and colors,” replied a delighted Tashi Yangzom, a female potato farmer […]
In order to increase the consumption of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) and OFSP based products in Rwanda, the International Potato Center (CIP) in partnership with Rwanda Agricultural Board (RAB) organized a training for selected processors, mostly young entrepreneurs running bakery businesses in Rwanda’s urban centers.
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 […]