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CIAT and partners fight cassava diseases in Southeast Asia with new project

CIAT and partners fight cassava diseases in Southeast Asia with new project

In Southeast Asia (SEA) cassava is both a food crop and an industrial crop. This gives the plant, which is ...
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Network analysis reveals where to act effectively in seed systems

Network analysis reveals where to act effectively in seed systems

An innovative approach to seed systems, spearheaded by scientists working with the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas ...
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Spotlight on Village Seed Entrepreneurs making money from cassava stems in Nigeria

Spotlight on Village Seed Entrepreneurs making money from cassava stems in Nigeria

In March of 2019, we visited Village Seed Entrepreneurs (VSEs) in Benue State, Nigeria, that were established as a part ...
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From Knowledge to Income – Martha Lawrance is recognised as a leading sweetpotato vine multiplier

From Knowledge to Income – Martha Lawrance is recognised as a leading sweetpotato vine multiplier

Martha Lawrance is a 49-year-old woman from the Chogsia, Wa West District of the Upper West Region in Ghana. She ...
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Guardians of the Native Potato: 5th Annual Assembly of AGUAPAN

Guardians of the Native Potato: 5th Annual Assembly of AGUAPAN

Indigenous farmers from the central Peruvian Andes gathered in Paucará, Huancavelica for the 5th Annual Assembly of AGUAPAN (Association of ...
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Making an Impact: 2018 Annual Report

Making an Impact: 2018 Annual Report

We excited to share our 2018 Annual Report entitled ‘Making an Impact’. We invite you to explore the report website, ...
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Study sheds new light on roles of women and men on RTB farms

Study sheds new light on roles of women and men on RTB farms

Results from a household survey of farmers in Rwanda and Burundi challenge our stereotypes about how women and men engage ...
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Scaling up the use of Orange Fleshed Puree for Baked and Fried Products

Scaling up the use of Orange Fleshed Puree for Baked and Fried Products

In late May the International Potato Centre (CIP) organized a stakeholder engagement and launch meeting in Nairobi, Kenya bringing together ...
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Scientists show which genetic loci is associated with bunch weight in highland banana

Scientists show which genetic loci is associated with bunch weight in highland banana

Scientists have, for the first time, located the position of major quantitative trait loci associated with bunch weight and its ...
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More equitable crop improvement

More equitable crop improvement

Ensuring plant breeders can take women into account M9 is the code name of a new banana variety developed for ...
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Researchers look deep under the banana’s skin

Researchers look deep under the banana’s skin

The very thing that makes bananas so easy to eat – they don’t have seeds – also makes them hard ...
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World Food Prize Selects Gender-Focused Plant Breeder as the Recipient of the 2019 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application

World Food Prize Selects Gender-Focused Plant Breeder as the Recipient of the 2019 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application

On behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas and the Gender and Breeding Initiative, we would ...
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