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RTB team and partners discuss postharvest activities

RTB team and partners discuss postharvest activities

Partners' inputs help kick-start the RTB work agenda on postharvest activities. Peeling plantains for the agroindustry, processing cassava with efficient ...
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Knowledge Sharing and Friendship Span International Borders

Knowledge Sharing and Friendship Span International Borders

Teresa Sánchez has trained many people in her lab, and she has gained a lot from it. While agricultural research ...
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Studying a New Threat to the Potato Farmers of East Africa

Studying a New Threat to the Potato Farmers of East Africa

A young researcher is studying a new lineage of Phytophthora infestans called KE-1 that is spreading rapidly across East Africa ...
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Celebrating International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

The RTB research program is celebrating new developments on gender   As we are celebrating International Women’s Day today I ...
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New publications: Trainer’s manuals on banana tissue-culture plantlets

New publications: Trainer’s manuals on banana tissue-culture plantlets

The RTB Research Program recently released its first publications, the result of an IITA-coordinated project. Two training manuals, one on ...
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Setting New, Ambitious Objectives for the Global Cassava Partnership in Africa

Setting New, Ambitious Objectives for the Global Cassava Partnership in Africa

Scientists from the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) will meet this year to create a road map ...
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Long-life cassava won’t work – but longer-life could be the answer

Long-life cassava won’t work – but longer-life could be the answer

CIAT Cassava breeder Hernan Ceballos has called time on hopes of developing long-life cassava roots “In terms of roots that ...
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Impact Pathways in RTB

Impact Pathways in RTB

In December 2012, an RTB team looked at impact pathways that integrate gender, capacity building and knowledge sharing strategies. A ...
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Reaching Out To RTB Experts Around the World

Reaching Out To RTB Experts Around the World

More than 800 experts have already provided input into an ongoing assessment of research priorities for Roots, Tubers and Bananas ...
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Priority setting for Roots, Tubers and Bananas: Add your voice in your own language

Priority setting for Roots, Tubers and Bananas: Add your voice in your own language

Get involved by filling out the crop survey that best matches your expertise Priority setting for Roots, Tubers and Bananas ...
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A Focus on Planting Material to Help Small Holders Increase Harvests

A Focus on Planting Material to Help Small Holders Increase Harvests

An RTB project has recently got underway to identify the main causes of “seed degeneration” in roots, tubers and bananas, ...
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Progress and Plans for Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Progress and Plans for Roots, Tubers and Bananas

RTB Update – January 2013 In January of 2013, we are celebrating RTB’s first anniversary! We closed the first year ...
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