The International Potato Center - (CIP)

Tracks Sweet Potato Production Worldwide

"The International Potato Center - (CIP) is a not-for-profit, autonomous scientific institution established in 1971 by agreement with the Government of Peru. CIP is one of 16 international research and training centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The CGIAR is sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Bank, and comprises more than 57 countries, international organizations, and private foundations." source - CIP 

CIP Online

Click here for the CIP web site. 

Available at the web site are:


* Copies of the most recent Corporate and Project Reports

* Information regarding ongoing research projects in a variety of disciplines and locations around the world

* Lists of publications recently authored by the center's staff on topics related to production, marketing, utilization, and trade

* Examples showing how sweet potato is a food security for nations like those in east Africa 


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