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CIP’s 50th Anniversary Celebrates Andean Agrobiodiversity

CIP’s 50th Anniversary Celebrates Andean Agrobiodiversity

Anniversaries are occasions to commemorate the past while looking to the future, to mark the evolution of “who we are” ...
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New digital Project Portfolio showcases the legacy of RTB

New digital Project Portfolio showcases the legacy of RTB

From its beginning in 2017, the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) has taken the lead to ...
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A one-stop-shop for CGIAR Innovations

A one-stop-shop for CGIAR Innovations

RTB Innovation Catalog successfully launched by CGIAR, users, and donors The RTB Innovation Catalog gathers creative ideas so that researchers ...
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The Potato of the Future: Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Agri-food Systems

The Potato of the Future: Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Agri-food Systems

Potatoes will play an increasingly important role in global food security in the coming decades. The potato crop is a ...
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Access Agriculture hosts farmer learning videos that are based on the best blend of science and farmer creativity

Access Agriculture hosts farmer learning videos that are based on the best blend of science and farmer creativity

When Access Agriculture started as a new, international NGO in 2012, we realized the importance of the root, tuber and ...
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Rice-potato rotations increase profitability and food production

Rice-potato rotations increase profitability and food production

Adding a winter crop of potatoes to rice cultivation can increase farm profitability and food production. However, pests and diseases ...
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RTB develops an Innovation Catalog to close the research-development gap

RTB develops an Innovation Catalog to close the research-development gap

Information gap One of the challenges for research for development organizations is to ensure their innovations are properly documented and ...
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Roots, tubers and bananas in Central Africa are well suited for climate change

Roots, tubers and bananas in Central Africa are well suited for climate change

As the Great Lakes Region of Central Africa becomes hotter and wetter, root, tuber and banana crops (RT&B crops) will ...
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Roots, tubers and bananas: vital to the One CGIAR portfolio!

Roots, tubers and bananas: vital to the One CGIAR portfolio!

Roots, tubers and bananas are the foundation of food security for millions of people across Asia, Africa and Latin America ...
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Before the outbreak: Stopping plant disease pandemics

Before the outbreak: Stopping plant disease pandemics

COVID-19 and the banana-infecting Fusarium wilt fungus race TR4 have a lot in common besides being acronyms. Both are emerging ...
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AI for diagnosing potato diseases will benefit millions of rural farmers

AI for diagnosing potato diseases will benefit millions of rural farmers

The AI-powered mobile app PlantVillage Nuru has been expanded to include potato diseases, allowing farmers to identify and manage diseases in their field.  In 1845, farmers in Ireland ...
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Golden eggs shine at One CGIAR Transfer Marketplace

Golden eggs shine at One CGIAR Transfer Marketplace

As One CGIAR takes shape it becomes critical to build on the progress already made. Participants in the virtual Golden ...
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