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02 Mar, 2018
World Bank book on Peruvian agriculture highlights native potato value chains
A book on Peruvian agriculture recently published by the World Bank highlights the dynamism of the sector and its impressive ...
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 ...
19 Apr, 2017
Spotlight on scaling agricultural technologies
The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) has ambitious targets to improve the lives of millions of ...
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 ...
28 Feb, 2017
RTB-ENDURE banana project offers solutions for postharvest losses
Researchers collaborating under the 'Expanding utilization of roots, tubers and bananas and reducing their postharvest losses' (RTB-ENDURE) banana sub-project have ...
26 Sep, 2016
RTB Impact Assessment team take stock of progress and plan for Phase II
Assessing the impact of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas’ (RTB) research and development initiatives is a ...
22 Sep, 2016
What the success of orange-fleshed sweetpotato can teach us
By Graham Thiele, Program Director, CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas This has been a big year for ...
12 Sep, 2016
Improved potato variety ‘Qingshu 9’ a success story in China and beyond
From the RTB 2015 Annual Report In their efforts to improve the food security and livelihoods of farmers around the world, ...
30 Jun, 2016
CIP sweetpotato scientists awarded the prestigious World Food Prize
Sweetpotato scientists from the International Potato Center (CIP), the lead center of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and ...
10 Jun, 2016
Understanding potato seed degeneration to increase yields in Ecuador
The resilience of potato production systems in Andean countries heavily depends on seed quality. Under local conditions in Ecuador, the ...
03 May, 2016
Leave no one behind: Reflections on RTB’s participations at GCARD3
Sara Quinn, Regional Communications Specialist, International Potato Center What does it mean to ‘leave no one behind’ in the world ...