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15 May, 2017
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
29 Nov, 2016
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 ...
28 Oct, 2016
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 ...
20 Oct, 2016
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
22 Jul, 2016
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, ...