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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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SPHI Photo Contest 2018

  Entrants must be associated with a project aligned to the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) or a Guest Attending the SPHI 2018 Meeting A message to all amateur and professional photographers – here’s another chance to tear that hard drive open and share your amazing photographs for …

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A “wicked” challenge- understanding root, tuber and banana seed systems and coordination breakdown: A multi-stakeholder framework

By Jorge Andrade-Piedra and Margaret McEwan – co-leaders of the RTB cross cutting cluster on access to quality seed “Why are the seed systems for roots, tubers and bananas (RTBs) so complex?” As a social scientist, this is an exciting challenge – to understand the interactions between technologies and social …

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