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RTB Update - October 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 ...
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Interview with Dr. Rodomiro Ortiz

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 ...
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‘Soft launch’ in Nigeria for Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB), a CGIAR Research Program

‘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, ...
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Improving livelihoods through Roots, Tubers and Bananas

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 ...
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Six Steps for RTB Priority Setting

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 ...
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Sweetpotato: priority setting … with you!

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 ...
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Building new synergies and setting a new course collaboratively with the Global Cassava Partnership

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 ...
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The road to sequencing the banana genome

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 ...
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Why roots, tubers, and bananas? Getting the picture in the Kampala market...

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, ...
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RTB Update - July 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 ...
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Realizing the potential of Africa’s vegetative crops - Contribution by Rodomiro Ortiz, PhD

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 ...
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Interview with Graham Thiele RTB-CRP leader

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 ...
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