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11 Nov, 2017
Six steps to speed up climate-smart breeding in roots, tubers and bananas
Research centers and their partners have made good progress toward harnessing the potential of roots, tubers and bananas to improve ...
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 ...
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 ...
19 Sep, 2016
Improving cassava processing: less energy, higher efficiency and more stable prices
From the RTB 2015 Annual Report Much of the cassava grown in developing countries is processed to produce starch or flour ...
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 ...
16 Feb, 2016
Six steps forward for root and tuber crops
Graham Thiele, Program Director, CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) shares his top six highlights from the ...
10 Feb, 2016
New technologies make cassava processing more efficient and sustainable
As the global cassava industry continues to grow, new processing technologies are helping factories to reduce energy losses. The farming ...
16 Dec, 2015
A year in review: Highlights from the RTB Annual Meeting 2015
The Annual Review and Planning Meeting of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) took place last ...
07 Dec, 2015
Mass Screening of Sweetpotato Germplasm Shows Promise for Climate-Resilient Varieties
Scientists in the International Potato Center’s (CIP) Global Program for Genetic Resources undertook a mass field screening of 1,973 sweetpotato ...
28 Jan, 2014
Predicting climate change’s impact on crop pests and diseases
As researchers try to predict the potential threat that pests and diseases pose for RTB crops, and develop strategies to ...