CIP Projects

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 ...
Orange-fleshed sweetpotato for nutrition and income–sub-Saharan Africa
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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato for nutrition and income–sub-Saharan Africa

Sweetpotatoes, particularly the orange-fleshed varieties, have unexploited potential to contribute to nutritional and economic wellbeing in subSaharan Africa. This project ...
Linking social protection with agriculture and nutrition interventions
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Linking social protection with agriculture and nutrition interventions

Many women and children in the high Andes suffer from anemia due to an inadequate diet. This project takes a ...
Orange-fleshed sweetpotato purée-based food applications, East Africa
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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato purée-based food applications, East Africa

The increased demand from consumers in East Africa for convenient and healthy products needs to be matched by sweetpotato manufacturing ...
Protecting livelihoods from drought and flooding in Mozambique
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Protecting livelihoods from drought and flooding in Mozambique

Mozambique suffers from floods and droughts that can decimate crops but sweetpotato offers reliable yields under a range of adverse ...
Promoting agriculture to support economic growth in Malawi
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Promoting agriculture to support economic growth in Malawi

Malawi suffers from high rates of poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. With most of the population relying on agriculture for ...
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