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RTB launches second phase and enhanced partnership with Wageningen University & Research

RTB launches second phase and enhanced partnership with Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University and Research (WUR) hosted a seminar and launch event on 11 May at its campus in the Netherlands ...
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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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Economically sustainable seed businesses to transform cassava production in Nigeria

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 ...
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Accelerating Africa’s economic growth through root and tuber crops

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 ...
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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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What can CGIAR's new research programs learn from systems approaches?

What can CGIAR’s new research programs learn from systems approaches?

Graham Thiele, RTB Program Director, shares his insights and reflections from the Systems Research Maketplace event, which took place earlier ...
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Early Generation Sweetpotato Seed Production: Can public sector and national agricultural research institutes shift to a business orientation?

Early Generation Sweetpotato Seed Production: Can public sector and national agricultural research institutes shift to a business orientation?

In this blog Margaret McEwan, Senior Project Manager with the International Potato Center (CIP), shares her insights and reflections from ...
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Nigeria’s gari revolution: improving efficiency and  equity of a staple food

Nigeria’s gari revolution: improving efficiency and equity of a staple food

Gari is a staple food for millions of West Africans, particularly in Nigeria where its production exceeds 9 million tons ...
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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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Improving cassava processing: less energy, higher efficiency and more stable prices

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 ...
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RTB and PIM research featured at CGIAR gender research training with Penn State

RTB and PIM research featured at CGIAR gender research training with Penn State

Research and lessons learned from a collaboration between the CGIAR Research Programs on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB), and Policies, ...
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