CIP Projects

Scaling up sweetpotato-led interventions for nutrition and food security, Tigray region, Ethiopia
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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 ...
Understanding the adoption of root, tuber and banana crops in sub-Saharan Africa
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Understanding the adoption of root, tuber and banana crops in sub-Saharan Africa

Plant breeders can contribute a great deal to meeting farmer needs for new crop varieties that are well adapted to ...
Triple S PLUS: Scaling up gender-responsive technologies for enhancing sweetpotato productivity–Ethiopia and Ghana
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Triple S PLUS: Scaling up gender-responsive technologies for enhancing sweetpotato productivity–Ethiopia and Ghana

By disseminating quality planting materials of improved orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties, the International Potato Center helps farmers increase yields, enhancing household ...
Smartphone-based diagnosis of crop diseases
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Smartphone-based diagnosis of crop diseases

A crop disease outbreak requires rapid and specific intervention measures, if large yield losses are to be avoided, but farmers ...
Scaling up orange-fleshed sweetpotato for improved nutrition and food security, Ethiopia
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Scaling up orange-fleshed sweetpotato for improved nutrition and food security, Ethiopia

In addition to providing vital food security, orange-fleshed sweetpotato is rich in vitamin A, a nutrient that is essential for ...
Gender-sensitive emergency responses with potato and sweetpotato, Ethiopia
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Gender-sensitive emergency responses with potato and sweetpotato, Ethiopia

Potato and sweetpotato are ideal food security crops, producing good harvests even under challenging growing conditions. This project directly provided ...
Generating advances in incomes and nutrition through sweetpotato (GAINS)–Odisha state, India
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Generating advances in incomes and nutrition through sweetpotato (GAINS)–Odisha state, India

Sweetpotato, particularly orange-fleshed varieties, has under-exploited potential to improve nutrition and help build resilience to climate change among poor farming ...
Better quality potatoes for Uganda
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Better quality potatoes for Uganda

Potato has under exploited potential to contribute to food security and income generation among Ugandan small-scale women and men farmers ...
Quality planting materials for cassava, sweetpotato and yam
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Quality planting materials for cassava, sweetpotato and yam

Virus screening and elimination are necessary steps to prevent the spread of diseases when moving plant material from place to ...
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