CIP Projects

Potato production through zero-tillage with straw mulch (PZTM)
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Potato production through zero-tillage with straw mulch (PZTM)

An innovative technology for sustainable intensification and diversification of cereal-based systems to improve livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Asia. Innovative ...
Sweet Recovery: Tackling Vitamin A deficiency and reviving sweetpotato production in drought-affected Southern Madagascar
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Sweet Recovery: Tackling Vitamin A deficiency and reviving sweetpotato production in drought-affected Southern Madagascar

As families in Southern Madagascar struggle with food shortages and malnutrition resulting from years of drought and the destruction of ...
Innovations to boost production of safe and nutritious sweetpotato products in Kenya
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Innovations to boost production of safe and nutritious sweetpotato products in Kenya

Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) puree can be used as a substitute for 30-60% of the flour in a range of baked ...
Orange-fleshed sweetpotato puree for baked and fried products in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda
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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato puree for baked and fried products in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda

Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) puree can be used as a substitute for 30-60% of the flour in a range of baked ...
Biofortified sweetpotato and quinoa for nutrition, better incomes, and sustainable food security in Jharkhand, India
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Biofortified sweetpotato and quinoa for nutrition, better incomes, and sustainable food security in Jharkhand, India

Introduction of biofortified, orange fleshed sweetpotato and new varieties of quinoa will improve child and adult nutrition, boost food security, ...
Evaluating iron and zinc bioavailability in biofortified potatoes to reduce malnutrition in the Andes
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Evaluating iron and zinc bioavailability in biofortified potatoes to reduce malnutrition in the Andes

Iron and zinc deficiency are widespread problems in developing countries. Scientists at CIP have bred iron- and zinc-biofortified potatoes to ...
FoodSTART Africa – Eswatini
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FoodSTART Africa – Eswatini

The FoodSTART Africa project contributes to fighting malnutrition by promoting production and consumption of improved, nutritious sweetpotato varieties. Background Food ...
FoodSTART Africa
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FoodSTART Africa

Roots and tubers have great potential to support food security and resilient livelihoods among the poorest and most vulnerable people ...
Developing smallholder value chains – Kenya
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Developing smallholder value chains – Kenya

Feed the Future: Accelerated Value Chain Development program—phase II —Potato value chain component. Agriculture continues to dominate Kenya’s economy, accounting ...