CIP Projects

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 ...
Feed the Future Bangladesh—A systems approach to better nutrition
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Feed the Future Bangladesh—A systems approach to better nutrition

Despite the introduction of improved crops and production practices in Bangladesh, persistent malnutrition continues to adversely affect the health and ...
Linking farmers with markets – Bolivia and Peru
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Linking farmers with markets – Bolivia and Peru

Implementation of farmer business school to improve small-scale farmer access to markets. Rural communities in Bolivia and Peru rely heavily ...
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 ...