International Potato Center (CIP)

Regional Office for East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific (ESEAP)

CIP is a Future Harvest Center supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research


About Us:

WELCOME to the Web Page of the ESEAP Regional Office of the International Potato Center.

The International Potato Center (known worldwide by its Spanish acronym, CIP) seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries through scientific research and related activities on potato, sweetpotato, other root and tuber crops, and on the improved management of natural resources in the Andes and other mountain areas. 

CIPís headquarters is in Lima, Peru, with regional offices in Indonesia, India, and Kenya. 

Since 1992, the Regional Office for East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific (ESEAP) has been located in Bogor, Indonesia.


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New Publications

Sweetpotato Post-Harvest Research and Development in China  

Keith O. Fuglie and Michael Hermann (Editors: 2004)  

Over the last 25 years sweetpotato has undergone a fundamental transformation in China.  Sweetpotato has changed from being a major staple food to becoming a major source of anaimal feed and raw material for food processing industries.  While direct food use of sweetpotato in China has declined dramatically, production has actually grown, as the new ... More  (Download the e-file in pdf format)

Sweetpotato in China: Economic Aspects and Utilization in Pig Production  

Jikun Huang, Jun Song, Fanbin Qiao and Keith O. Fuglie (2003)  

The role of sweetpotato in Chinaís agricultural economy is changing rapidly. Once an important food staple, sweetpotato in China is now mainly used as animal feed and as a source of starch for food and industrial products. In this paper the authors characterize the changing pattern of China's sweetpotato production and utilization, examine the incentives governing sweetpotato production, ... More

Progress in Potato and Sweetpotato Research in Indonesia  

Keith O. Fuglie (Editor: 2003)

This volume reports on recent progress in potato and sweetpotato research in Indonesia. Most of the research reported in the volume is the result of collaboration between Indonesian agricultural research institutions and the International Potato Center (CIP), one of the Future Harvest Centers of the Consultrative Group for International Agricultural Research ... More  (Download the e-file in pdf format)

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Phone: 62-251-317951; Fax: 62-251-316264; E-mail: CIP-Bogor@CGIAR.Org