CIP Projects

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...
Root and tuber crops for agricultural transformation in Malawi

Root and tuber crops for agricultural transformation in Malawi

Roots and tubers have great potential to support food security and build resilient livelihoods among the poorest and most vulnerable ...
Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) phase II

Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) phase II

Sweetpotato is a nutritious and resilient crop. This project builds on earlier work by the International Potato Center (CIP) to ...
Sharing the genetic diversity of solanaceous food crops

Sharing the genetic diversity of solanaceous food crops

Potato, tomato, pepper, and eggplant or aubergine are key food security and commercial crops. Making their genetic diversity more widely ...
Scaling up sweetpotato-led interventions for nutrition and food security, Tigray region, Ethiopia

Scaling up sweetpotato-led interventions for nutrition and food security, Tigray region, Ethiopia

Tigray is one of the regions in Ethiopia with the highest levels of maternal and child malnutrition and food insecurity ...
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