Jornada científica analizará pasado, presente y futuro de la ciencia relacionada a la papa peruana Como parte de celebraciones por el Día de la Papa 2016, CIP presentará sus […]
New Horizon 2020 project G2P-SOL: A global research alliance to preserve and revive the genetic resources of Solanaceous crops
New € 6.9 million initiative funded by the European Commission to focus on the cataloguing and characterisation of global potato, tomato, pepper and eggplant genetic resources
International Potato Center (CIP) participates in global research alliance of major European and International germplasm repositories.
Dr. Barbara H. Wells, CIP director general will lead the CIP delegation to COP21 in Paris, France.
European Union Supports Effort to Reduce Child Malnutrition in South America’s Andes Region Using Native Potato Varieties
A group of European Union officials led by the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation & Development, Neven Mimica, visited the headquarters of the International Potato Center (CIP), in Lima, Peru, today to learn about EU-funded efforts to reduce child malnutrition with nutritious native potato varieties.
The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Together, 10 million by 2020’. This refers to the overall goal of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative which is to reduce malnutrition and increase incomes among at least 10 million sub-Saharan African households through improved varieties of sweetpotato and their diversified use by 2020.
International Potato Center Announces Partnership with Novogene Bioinformatics Technology to Advance Global Potato Genomics
Joint research project to sequence 10 new potato genomes with the goal of facilitating production of improved varieties
CIP’s Director General, Barbara Wells, will give a keynote speech at the World Potato Congress in Beijing, China July 28-30 on the role of potato in global food security, and will deliver the opening address for the International Workshop on Potato-Derived Staple Food Products and Industry Development.
CIP Dedicates Dr. Edward French Plant Pathology Laboratory in Recognition of Contributions to CIP and Science
(Lima, Peru) 13 July 2015 – In honor of his contributions to plant pathology and potato research in Peru and around the world, CIP Director General, Barbara H. Wells dedicated the CIP Plant Pathology Laboratory in the name of Dr. Edward French, CIP Scientist Emeritus.
Washington D.C., June 15, 2015 – A new study has found that orange sweet potato (OSP) reduced both the prevalence and duration of diarrhea in young children in Mozambique.