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Understanding partnership dynamics to facilitate innovation scaling

Understanding partnership dynamics to facilitate innovation scaling

Research for development organizations like the International Potato Center (CIP), which develop science-based solutions to the challenges faced by millions of smallholders, ...
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Sweetpotato refuse becomes a valuable resource

Sweetpotato refuse becomes a valuable resource

Small-scale sweetpotato farmers in Uganda have adopted innovative technologies that not only improve dairy and pork yields, but also reduce ...
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Flexible farming preserves potato diversity… for now

Flexible farming preserves potato diversity… for now

A detailed survey of mountain communities in Peru has revealed that farmers are adjusting to the pressures of climate change ...
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Scaling up the use of cassava peel as animal feed in Nigeria

Scaling up the use of cassava peel as animal feed in Nigeria

An innovative process turns cassava waste into valuable livestock feed and is ripe for scaling out. Nigeria is the largest ...
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A compendium of knowledge on tropical roots and tubers

A compendium of knowledge on tropical roots and tubers

A second edition of the indispensable handbook Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids has been ...
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Reflections on Uganda’s seed systems: building opportunities and addressing constraints

Reflections on Uganda’s seed systems: building opportunities and addressing constraints

A blog by the RTB seed system research cluster to reflect on lessons from field visits to Uganda’s RTB crop ...
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Scaling vitamin A-rich sweetpotato in Africa

Scaling vitamin A-rich sweetpotato in Africa

A look back at more than 25 years of work shows how innovation at all levels added a new nutritious ...
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Root and tuber crops have a central role to play in building resilience in Asian agri-food systems

Root and tuber crops have a central role to play in building resilience in Asian agri-food systems

As developing countries cope with the effects of climate change and its impact on agriculture and rural livelihoods, a recently-concluded ...
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For a food system at risk, women are key yet often overlooked

For a food system at risk, women are key yet often overlooked

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, and the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most progressive ...
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Scaling Readiness: A scientific approach to scaling innovations

Scaling Readiness: A scientific approach to scaling innovations

Scaling innovations is one of the biggest challenges facing research and development organizations. The international community invests significant resources in ...
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Breeding for Better Gender Equity

Breeding for Better Gender Equity

A pilot study to validate tools that will help breeders to pay more attention to gender is about to be ...
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After 10 years, Triple S has brought back sweetpotato to us

After 10 years, Triple S has brought back sweetpotato to us

1st Amburse Kebele in East Badewacho district was once known as a prolific sweetpotato growing kebele in the Southern region ...
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