Introducing the future of crop breeding: His/Her

As CGIAR puts the finishing touches to its forthcoming Genetic Innovation Gender Strategy, Vivian Polar, Gender, and Innovation Specialist at the International Potato Center (CIP) sets out how gender inclusivity is being integrated into crop breeding programs and why...

Women’s seed business boosting community incomes and food security.

Emma Uwera is a young seed entrepreneur, wife, and a mother to three beautiful children, living in Muyumbu sector, Rwamagana District.  After graduating in 2011, she got a contract to work with Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resource Development Board (RAB) as...

Boosting sweetpotato’s productive potential with hybrid breeding

Sweetpotato has great potential for improving food security, nutrition, and incomes, which is why scientists at the International Potato Center (CIP) and an array of partners have helped more than six million African households adopt improved varieties over the past...