Following its official launch in 2012, the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) embarked on a strategic assessment of research priorities for five of its major crops (banana, cassava, potato, sweet potato, and yams). The objective of this exercise was to determine the expected impact each research options would generate in terms of economic benefits, poverty reduction, food security, nutrition and health, gender equity, and environmental sustainability. Read more
This website introduces you to the methods and results of the Strategic Assessment of Banana Research Priorities and provides a knowledge toolkit that will guide you step-by-step through its different stages. To assure the continued calibration of the economic model, don’t forget to fill in our survey and leave your feedback here.
Watch the trailer and explore our knowledge toolkit to follow the various steps that were carried out in order to assess different banana research investments.