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18 Oct, 2012
RTB Update – October 2012
A new blog update from Roots, Tuber and Bananas Program Director Graham Thiele after the team meetings in Nigeria. It ...
16 Oct, 2012
Interview with Dr. Rodomiro Ortiz
Dr. Ortiz was interviewed during the 16th symposium of the ISTRC at the Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, Nigeria ...
10 Oct, 2012
‘Soft launch’ in Nigeria for Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB), a CGIAR Research Program
More than 25 people involved in RTB-related programs and partner organizations gathered in Nigeria between 25 September and 3 October, ...
25 Sep, 2012
Improving livelihoods through Roots, Tubers and Bananas
The triennial ISTRC symposium in Abeokuta offers a unique platform for interaction among scientists from different backgrounds across the world ...
21 Sep, 2012
Six Steps for RTB Priority Setting
Find out about the six stage research process that ensures that the strategic definition of RTB priorities incorporates the views ...
06 Sep, 2012
Sweetpotato: priority setting … with you!
Help us define priorities by filling out the Sweetpotato Research Survey for 2012. The CRP-RTB is assessing priorities to help ...
03 Aug, 2012
Building new synergies and setting a new course collaboratively with the Global Cassava Partnership
Best bets for cassava research: an agenda for priority setting” Social scientists from IITA, Bioversity, CIAT, and CIP who worked ...
03 Aug, 2012
The road to sequencing the banana genome
If ever a crop needed help from genomics research, it is the difficult-to-breed-and-to-study-using-classical-genetics banana." The recent news that the banana ...
10 Jul, 2012
Why roots, tubers, and bananas? Getting the picture in the Kampala market…
When you tell people you are working on a program called Roots, Tubers, and Bananas, the typical reaction is laughter, ...
05 Jul, 2012
RTB Update – July 2012
This is the first Blog Update from Roots, Tuber and Bananas Program Director Graham Thiele. I am beginning a regular ...
03 Jun, 2012
Realizing the potential of Africa’s vegetative crops – Contribution by Rodomiro Ortiz, PhD
In a short article in Plant Breeding News, the electronic newsletter of applied plant breeding, Rodomiro Ortiz points out that ...
27 Apr, 2012
Interview with Graham Thiele RTB-CRP leader
January 1, 2012 marked the official launch of the newest CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers, and Bananas (RTB). Led ...