CIP Projects

Developing early maturing and stress-tolerant potato varieties for Asia
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Developing early maturing and stress-tolerant potato varieties for Asia

Climate change is increasingly threatening food security throughout the developing world, and there is urgent need for new, stress-tolerant varieties ...
Climate-and nutrition-smart orange-fleshed sweetpotato, Ethiopia
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Climate-and nutrition-smart orange-fleshed sweetpotato, Ethiopia

In addition to providing a valuable source of energy, orange-fleshed sweetpotato is rich in vitamin A. It is an ideal ...
Building capacity for bioinformatics – Latin America
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Building capacity for bioinformatics – Latin America

Data-driven biology could have a major impact on health, agriculture, and environmental management, but Latin American scientist have yet to ...
Seeds for change, Ethiopia
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Seeds for change, Ethiopia

The Seeds of change project supports the large-scale adoption of climatesmart potato technologies and practices in Ethiopia, strengthening farmer access ...
Late blight resistant potato for Africa
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Late blight resistant potato for Africa

CIP is working in East Africa to breed varieties of potatoes that combine three forms of resistance to late blight ...
SweetGAINS Africa
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SweetGAINS Africa

This Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation project aims to modernize Africa’s current systems for sweetpotato breeding and early generation seed ...
The USAID Potato Program in Georgia
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The USAID Potato Program in Georgia

This project aims to boost productivity and incomes among Georgian smallscale potato producers by providing new knowledge and locally produced, ...
Improving breeding in sub-Saharan Africa
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Improving breeding in sub-Saharan Africa

Sweetpotato, particularly the orange-fleshed varieties, has under-exploited potential to boost food security, raise household incomes, improve nutrition and help build ...
Better food security, nutrition and climate-resilience in Bangladesh
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Better food security, nutrition and climate-resilience in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s fertile delta soils are suffering from increasing salinization, which threatens the lives and livelihoods of farmers and other inhabitants ...
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