CIP Projects

Improving diagnostics and resistance to potato bacterial wilt disease
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Improving diagnostics and resistance to potato bacterial wilt disease

While demand for potatoes is expanding throughout sub-Saharan Africa, productivity is still limited by a lack of clean, disease-free planting ...
Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Puree for Bakery Applications in East Africa
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Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Puree for Bakery Applications in East Africa

Delivering more vitamin-A through consumer-demanded products. Recently the International Potato Center (CIP) and its partners in Africa have been exploring ...
WINNN Nigeria
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WINNN Nigeria

Nutrition-sensitive kitchen garden intervention. In the latest phase of this project, the International Potato Center (CIP) works with a range ...
Sweetpotato bread for better nutrition-South Africa
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Sweetpotato bread for better nutrition-South Africa

Tackling malnutrition and driving business growth This project investigates the potential for introducing sweetpotato-enriched bread to South Africa. Beyond the ...
New center of excellence in potato and sweetpotato research – Karnataka, India
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New center of excellence in potato and sweetpotato research – Karnataka, India

Potato productivity in Karnataka is below the average in India, yet demand is likely to rise. A new center of ...
Promoting nutrition-sensitive potato value chains in Kenya
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Promoting nutrition-sensitive potato value chains in Kenya

Potato has underexploited potential to contribute to food security and incomes among Kenyan smallholders. This project builds on the past ...
Building sustainable potato enterprises in Cameroon
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Building sustainable potato enterprises in Cameroon

Farmer capacity building and institutional support for sustainable potato production and commercialization. In Cameroon, potato is viewed as a useful ...
One world, no hunger initiative
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One world, no hunger initiative

Enhancing technical support to potato working groups in Cameroon, India, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Tunisia and Uganda. Members of the potato ...
Potato for nutrition, food security, and economic wellbeing in Haryana, India
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Potato for nutrition, food security, and economic wellbeing in Haryana, India

Quality seed potato production using aeroponics and a selection of short-duration varieties. This project aims to increase farmer access to ...