Knowledge for a sustainable world

Development Programme:
Root and Tuber Crops in Development

The Root and Tubers programme relies on strong established links with international and national research organisations and universities in developed and developing countries.


  • International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC)
  • CIP, Peru
  • IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • GLCI – Great Lakes Cassava Initiative


  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • NRCRI, Nigeria
  • CSIR-Food Research Institute, Accra, Ghana
  • CSIR-Crop Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Tanzania
  • Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania
  • Lake Zone Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Ukiriguru, Tanzania
  • African Innovations Institute, Kampala, Uganda
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, Lusaka, Zambia
  • University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Universal Farming and Milling Ltd., Malawi


  • Caribbean Agricultural Research Institute, Trinidad and Tobago


  • University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  • National Agricultural Research Institute, Lae, PNG
  • University of Science and Technology, Lae, PNG


  • Central Tuber Crop Research Institute, India
  • NSTDA, Thailand
  • Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam


  • SABMiller plc, UK
  • James Hutton Institute, UK
  • Sutton Bridge Crop Research Station, UK
  • CIRAD, Montpellier, France
  • Wageningen University, Netherland
  • Escola Superior de Biotecnologia da Universidade Católica Portuguasa (ESB), Portugal


  • North Carolina State University, USA
  • Tukeseke University, USA