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World Bank book on Peruvian agriculture highlights native potato value chains

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 ...
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Revolutionary mobile app for monitoring crop pests and diseases

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 ...
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Nutritious foods and added value for health and wealth

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 ...
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Spotlight on scaling agricultural technologies

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 ...
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The nuts and bolts of collaborative research on roots, tubers and bananas: RTB Annual Meeting

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 ...
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RTB-ENDURE banana project offers solutions for postharvest losses

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 ...
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RTB Impact Assessment team take stock of progress and plan for Phase II

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 ...
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What the success of orange-fleshed sweetpotato can teach us

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 ...
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Improved potato variety ‘Qingshu 9’ a success story in China and beyond

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, ...
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CIP sweetpotato scientists awarded the prestigious World Food Prize

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 ...
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Understanding potato seed degeneration to increase yields in Ecuador

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 ...
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Leave no one behind: Reflections on RTB’s participations at GCARD3

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 ...
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