CIP Projects

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