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SPHI Brief 26: Spotlight on sweetpotato in the context of roots, tubers and bananas

The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) is an alliance led by the international Potato center implemented jointly with Bioversity international, the international center for tropical agriculture (ciat), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and the Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement …

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ROOTS AND TUBERS IN THE GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM: A Vision Statement to the Year 2020

In 1995, TAC commissioned an Inter-Centre Review of Root and Tuber Crops Research in the CGIAR, and that group’s final report was submitted in April 1996. Among its findings, the review recommended that the Centers working on these crops prepare, in consultation with nonCGIAR members, “a comprehensive, documented text that …

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