Potatoes have become increasingly popular amongst Chinese consumers, and the water saving and storage capacity of the crop have made it a target of Government promotions. Potato production is a means of generating income as well as improving food and water security. Getting the right varieties to Chinese farmers to meet the growing and changing consumer demands is thus important. In this analysis we track the impacts of a variety developed by CIP in partnership with Chinese researchers and find that tremendous benefits have been generated-and are still accruing.
Adoption and impact of Cooperation-88 Potato in China.
Citation: Independent Science and Partnership Council. 2018. Adoption and Impact of Cooperation-88 Potato in China. Rome(Italy). Brief No.66. Independent Science and Partnership Council. 2 p.