With 50 years of success in Africa, CIP sets its sights higher

Anniversaries mark moments in time to take stock of accomplishments and reflect on the path traveled. But they also inspire us to look forward to see what has yet to be done, the other places we need to go. In honor of its 50th anniversary, the International Potato...

Breeding better

The G+ Tools – a new gender-responsive toolkit for breeding developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) and the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas – promises to address this barrier by advancing a holistic framework to evaluate what traits men...

Defeating potato late blight with farmers help in Uganda

By Vivian Atakos and Marc Ghislain, International Potato Center Successful innovation for agriculture will depend on thorough and careful understanding of the aspirations of beneficiaries and the challenges farmers face. It entails putting them at the center of these...

New seed technology increases yields and incomes

The potato value chain in Kenya employs around two million people and contributes approximately USD 500 million to the annual economy. Yet farmers’ access to quality seed, critical to the value chain, is limited due...