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08 Oct, 2019
Scaling up the use of Orange Fleshed Puree for Baked and Fried Products
In late May the International Potato Centre (CIP) organized a stakeholder engagement and launch meeting in Nairobi, Kenya bringing together ...
18 Jul, 2019
How RTB researchers try to develop the potential of RTB seed systems
Roots, tubers and bananas share one characteristic that unites them in the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tuber and Bananas ...
01 Jul, 2019
A day to remember: Scientists and processors exchange on the changes in the cassava value chain in Colombia over the past 20 years
With funding from the Roots, Tubers and Bananas Research Program (RTB), the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) led a ...
07 Feb, 2018
CGIAR centres and research programs combine forces to reduce the damage of banana disease in Uganda
Bananas and plantains (Musa spp.) provide a major source of food and income for over 30 million people in Eastern and ...
29 Jan, 2018
Global cassava coalition calls for support for cassava transformation in Africa
Press release for immediate release Ahead of the international conference on cassava, the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century ...
19 Sep, 2017
Revolutionary mobile app for monitoring crop pests and diseases
Just as the late blight epidemic wiped out potato fields in Ireland in the 19th century, crop pests and diseases ...
17 May, 2017
Nutritious foods and added value for health and wealth
“It starts with the person who wants to eat affordable, safe, nutritious food,” says Simon Heck, the Mozambique-based sweetpotato project ...
24 Apr, 2017
New manuals show how to extend shelf-life of cassava roots to increase incomes & food security
Cassava is a key source of food and income in many developing countries in Africa. In sub-Saharan Africa, it is ...
18 Apr, 2017
The nuts and bolts of collaborative research on roots, tubers and bananas: RTB Annual Meeting
As the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) kicks off Phase II, the team came together in ...
04 Apr, 2017
Economically sustainable seed businesses to transform cassava production in Nigeria
Seed sector professionals have said that businesses selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation could help African ...
08 Mar, 2017
‘Carrier women’ shoulder a heavy burden in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Cassava is an RTB crop of key importance in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is often processed into flour ...
08 Mar, 2017
Accelerating Africa’s economic growth through root and tuber crops
The 13th International Symposium for the International Society for Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB) has kicked off this week ...