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When is choice empowering?

When is choice empowering?

Plant breeders thought they were on the right track when they released a new hybrid variety of matooke, a variety ...
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The Yams of Konguan

The Yams of Konguan

Once upon a time two women, one very beautiful and one not so beautiful, were gathering wild yams in the ...
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New portal for gender-responsive agricultural research for development

New portal for gender-responsive agricultural research for development

When it comes to agricultural systems, women and men don’t always see eye to eye. Their preferences, experiences, and the ...
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Co-creating a Theory of Change for the Genebank Initiative

Co-creating a Theory of Change for the Genebank Initiative

A new online process that enabled the Initiative Design Team (IDT) with a large group of genebank managers collaboratively to ...
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The golden eggs that keep on giving

The golden eggs that keep on giving

Ask any child who is well versed in Aesop’s fables and you will learn that golden eggs can be a ...
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Teaming up for more impactful breeding

Teaming up for more impactful breeding

Breeders, economists, gender specialists, and food technologists gathered to advance new approaches to breeding crop varieties that people will want ...
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RTB crops surge in developing countries

RTB crops surge in developing countries

The production of root, tuber and banana crops (RTB crops) in developing countries has surged since 1960. A review recently ...
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The RTB Toolbox: Building capacities for seed systems development

The RTB Toolbox: Building capacities for seed systems development

Twimanye Makoye is a commercial sweetpotato farmer in Bukombe District in Northwest Tanzania. He produces sweetpotato roots on about 14 ...
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New approaches to breed more inclusive crop varieties

New approaches to breed more inclusive crop varieties

New crop varieties can help farmers thrive in difficult agricultural conditions, feed families and create livelihoods when sold or processed ...
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Banana breeding project successfully implements modern track and trace system

Banana breeding project successfully implements modern track and trace system

Tagging products with barcodes for easy price retrieval in supermarkets is now a regular practice that people often take for ...
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Tools4seedsystems: Building a better seed future, together

Tools4seedsystems: Building a better seed future, together

Toolbox for Working with Root, Tuber and Banana Seed Systems Join our launch: Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 15.00-16.00 East African ...
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Review of CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas highlights outstanding achievements

Review of CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas highlights outstanding achievements

A review of Phase 2 (2017–2019) of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) has concluded that ...
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