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PRESERVING THE CORE, STIMULATING PROGRESS: CIP’s Vision Statement

CIP’s Vision Statement

The International Agricultural Research Centers must take a longer term perspective on research. Longer term research planning by a center can only be done effectively if there is a vision for the center. In times of change, a well-articulated vision is also critical in order to provide guidelines for decision …
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Implementing CIP’s Vision: Impact targeting

Implementing CIP’s Vision: Impact targeting

This is a study on Implementing CIP’s Vision: Impact targeting. This study reports an updated targeting exercise to identify priority populations of the world for CIP’s commodity research, combining indicators of livelihood and the importance of the two crops of principal concern to CIP, potato and sweetpotato. Indicators of livelihood …
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CIP Participates at the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF 2016)

  ‘Seize the moment! Securing Africa’s rise through agricultural transformation’ was the theme and campaign for this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF2016).  The event brought together over 1,500 delegates who included heads of state and government ministries, development partners, farmer organizations, private sector, eminent thought leaders, researchers, and finance and …

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Evaluation of sweetpotato genotypes for drought resistance

Drought resistance

In this publication, we see that drought is a major environmental constraint to potato production in warm and hot tropics and for sweetpotato in the traditional cultivation areas. The problem of drought stress can be alleviated by manipulating cultural and management practices and by using adapted genotypes with drought resistance. …
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One million hectares world wide Varietal change in potatoes and the contribution of the International Potato Center

This brief highlights how over a million hectares world wide are planted with potato varieties and the contribution of International Potato Center. Over 1 million hectares are planted worldwide with potato varieties bred by or obtained through CIP. According to a 2007 survey of 23 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin …
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