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Biofortified potatoes for better nutrition, East Africa
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Biofortified potatoes for better nutrition, East Africa

Potatoes with high levels of iron, zinc and vitamin C hold great promise for boosting nutrition and food security throughout ...
Sustainable intensification of potato for improving livelihoods and nutrition security of resource-poor tribal farmers in Jharkhand, India
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Sustainable intensification of potato for improving livelihoods and nutrition security of resource-poor tribal farmers in Jharkhand, India

Jharkhand has great potential to boost potato production, making use of unused agricultural land. New varieties, land pooling, market linkages, ...
Development and delivery of biofortified crops at scale
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Development and delivery of biofortified crops at scale

Building on the success of the International Potato Center’s (CIP) nutritious sweetpotato program, vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato will improve the ...
Boosting potato production to enhance rural livelihoods—Georgia
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Boosting potato production to enhance rural livelihoods—Georgia

Enhancing rural livelihoods: Introducing integrated seed health approaches to local potato seed systems. This project aims to improve the livelihoods ...
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 ...
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