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Quelles variétés de racines, de tubercules et de bananes (RTB) les agriculteurs et autres utilisateurs souhaitent-ils en Afrique, et comment les programmes de sélection peuvent-ils mieux répondre à leurs besoins ?

Quelles variétés de racines, de tubercules et de bananes (RTB) les agriculteurs et autres utilisateurs souhaitent-ils en Afrique, et comment les programmes de sélection peuvent-ils mieux répondre à leurs besoins ?

Il est extrêmement important de savoir quelles variétés sont adoptées et pourquoi, à la fois pour montrer la valeur des ...
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Which varieties of roots, tubers, and bananas do farmers and other users want in Africa, and how can breeding programs meet their needs better?

Which varieties of roots, tubers, and bananas do farmers and other users want in Africa, and how can breeding programs meet their needs better?

It is critical to know which varieties are being adopted and why, both to show the value of investment in breeding and seed systems, but also to learn what ...
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Inclusive innovation in agricultural value chains

Inclusive innovation in agricultural value chains

A participatory approach to market innovation and development pioneered in the Andean region in the early 2000s is helping to ...
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What have we learned about the Science of Scaling?

What have we learned about the Science of Scaling?

A research project may have all the requisites for solving a specific food security or nutritional challenge. Yet all too ...
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Policy options to improve access to quality seed in Vietnam

Policy options to improve access to quality seed in Vietnam

Vietnam’s Plan for Zero Hunger by 2025 calls for increasing access to nutritious foods and the diversification of diets throughout ...
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No hunger games

No hunger games

Farmers are playing specially designed games intended to give them insights into the collective management of crop diseases — protecting ...
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Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight

Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight

Late blight is the most destructive potato disease in the world. It affects all potato producers (small-scale, commercial, seed producers, even urban producers) and the annual losses in developing ...
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Flexible farming preserves potato diversity… for now

Flexible farming preserves potato diversity… for now

A detailed survey of mountain communities in Peru has revealed that farmers are adjusting to the pressures of climate change ...
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A compendium of knowledge on tropical roots and tubers

A compendium of knowledge on tropical roots and tubers

A second edition of the indispensable handbook Tropical Root and Tuber Crops: Cassava, Sweet Potato, Yams and Aroids has been ...
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New book offers science-based information to guide potato research and development

New book offers science-based information to guide potato research and development

Few people are aware that the potato is the third most important global crop in terms of human consumption. It ...
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