International Potato Center (CIP)


The International Potato Center or Centro Internacional de la Papa (also known by its Spanish acronym, CIP) seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries.

The Center works to achieve this through scientific research and related activities on potato, sweet potato, other root and tuber crops, and on the improved management of natural resources in the Andes and other mountain areas.

(Click to enlarge) International Potato Center Global Presence

International Potato Center Global Presence


Potato production through zero-tillage with straw mulch (PZTM)
十二月 28, 2023

CIP Introduces Zero Tillage Potato Farming Innovation in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Peru

Zero tillage not only boosts soil fertility and raises carbon stocks but also prolongs the potato growing season by harnessing the residual moisture after the rice harvest.
十二月 16, 2023

United Nations Proclaims May 30 as International Potato Day

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the move, saying it will raise awareness about potato’s role in ensuring foot security for billions.
HCİP210, newly launched potato variety suitable for Vietnam
十一月 27, 2023

HZPC and CIP develop an early-maturing potato variety suitable for Vietnam: HCIP210

Vietnam has just welcomed a new potato variety HCIP210 developed through a public-private partnership.
Peter VanderZaag, President and CEO of World Potato Congress (WPC).
十一月 26, 2023

World Potato Congress Webinar: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security

World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: "Declaration of Dublin and the World Potato Congress, Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security"