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Roots, tubers and bananas in Central Africa are well suited for climate change

Roots, tubers and bananas in Central Africa are well suited for climate change

As the Great Lakes Region of Central Africa becomes hotter and wetter, root, tuber and banana crops (RT&B crops) will ...
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RTB and WUR partners: a strong and fruitful collaboration

RTB and WUR partners: a strong and fruitful collaboration

The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) has a strong and close working relationship with Wageningen University ...
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Roots, tubers and bananas: vital to the One CGIAR portfolio!

Roots, tubers and bananas: vital to the One CGIAR portfolio!

Roots, tubers and bananas are the foundation of food security for millions of people across Asia, Africa and Latin America ...
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Before the outbreak: Stopping plant disease pandemics

Before the outbreak: Stopping plant disease pandemics

COVID-19 and the banana-infecting Fusarium wilt fungus race TR4 have a lot in common besides being acronyms. Both are emerging ...
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Golden eggs shine at One CGIAR Transfer Marketplace

Golden eggs shine at One CGIAR Transfer Marketplace

As One CGIAR takes shape it becomes critical to build on the progress already made. Participants in the virtual Golden ...
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Breaking BXW

Breaking BXW

As the coronavirus can quickly spread amongst the human population, the bacteria that causes Xanthomonas wilt of bananas (aka BXW) ...
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RTB and Agrilinks team up to showcase root, tuber and banana contribution to food and nutrition security

RTB and Agrilinks team up to showcase root, tuber and banana contribution to food and nutrition security

During May 2021, the importance of root, tuber and banana crops was highlighted by Agrilinks, an online hub where agriculture, ...
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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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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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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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