CIP Projects

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 ...
Dissemination of climate-smart, consumer-demanded potato varieties in the mid-elevation highlands of Kenya
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Dissemination of climate-smart, consumer-demanded potato varieties in the mid-elevation highlands of Kenya

Starting with six already released potato varieties, this project will identify the two or three most commercially viable and promote ...
New sources of resistance to potato late blight disease in Peru
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New sources of resistance to potato late blight disease in Peru

Screening for resistance to late blight in Peruvian wild potato species and traditional landraces: A key contribution to improve farmer ...
Promoting employment, food security and nutrition in Mozambique
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Promoting employment, food security and nutrition in Mozambique

Sweetpotato-based job-opportunities for young people This project takes a novel approach to enhancing food security and incomes by focusing on ...
Developing integrated value chains to enhance rural smallholder incomes and food security year-round
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Developing integrated value chains to enhance rural smallholder incomes and food security year-round

This project aimed at building sustainable livelihoods among 3,000 poor, rural households Balaka, Chiradzulu and Thyolo districts in southern Malawi ...