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Sweetpotato: New Opportunities for the Next Generation

Sweet Potato: New Opportunities for the Next Generation The sweet potato crop is of high economic importance due to its short cycle (3-4 months) with the possibility of multiple planting cycles in a year, and can be intercropped as well. Sweet potato come in several varieties which include white-fleshed, cream-fleshed, …

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OFSP PASSPORT 2018

 The 4th edition of the OFSP passport is available!  Check out your Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) Passport to Good Health. This passport-sized document contains all the facts and figures you need to know about orange-fleshed sweetpotato from its nutritional value, how it can be used, who to contact for varieties, contact …

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Open Access (OA) Workshop in Nairobi,Kenya

The International Potato Center (CIP) generates a lot of valuable research and is committed that the world uses our findings to improve livelihoods and nutrition and uses our datasets to generate additional findings. Our goal, in alignment with the CGIAR policies, is to be fully Open Access at the end …

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The SPHI 2018 Photo Contest Winners

This year, SPHI’s Photo Contest had a total submission of 76 eligible photographs. A select judging panel were tasked with coming up with 12 winners for the four categories, read more on the categories here. The people’s choice award was selected during the meeting. This is a presentation on all …

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CIP MOLECULAR BREEDER SELECTED AS FINALIST: 2018 CGIAR NORMAN E. BORLAUG FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Congratulations to Dr. Mercy Kitavi who just got accepted into the Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. She will be hosted by Michigan State University (MSU).  Mercy is Molecular breeder and Capacity Building Scientist at the International Potato Center. For this fellowship, she hopes to learn more about Bioinformatics. …

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