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Centro Internacional de la Papa

International Potato Center (CIP) ‒ CIP

Lima, Peru

Founded in 1971 in Peru as a research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and Andean roots and tubers, CIP attained international organization status with the entry into force of the CIP Treaty in 1999. Operating in over 20 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas with over 500 scientific staff, CIP develops and delivers science based agricultural solutions to global challenges. CIP’s Genebank is the custodian of the world Potato, Sweetpotato and Andean Root and Tuber Crops collection held in trust in perpetuity for the benefit the international community. CIP’s Vision is A healthy, inclusive and resilient world through root and tuber systems. Mission - CIP delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable business and employment growth, and drive climate resilience of root and tuber agri-food systems.

Contact details

Website:
cipotato.org

Address:
P.O. Box 1558, Lima 12, Peru

Country:
Peru

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Latin America, Africa, Asia
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit , University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1971
Age (years)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 51
Peru average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Richard L. Sawyer
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Dr. Oscar Ortiz a.i.
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Barbara H. Wells, Director General
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Barbara H. Wells, Director General
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 496
Peru average
 250
Global average
 43
2019
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 550
% Female staff
2022
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 42%
Peru average
 49%
Global average
 53%
2019
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 31%
% Female researchers
2022
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 58%
Peru average
 39%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 100
Peru average
 42
Global average
 6,494
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 81
Financials
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $55,000,000
Peru average
 $26,979,830
Global average
 $58,153,688
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $58,700,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 22,394
Peru average
 46,714
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 19,047
Likes (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 15,637
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 28,056
Peru average
 15,034
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 22,244
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 17,638
Subscribers (2022)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 2,090
Peru average
 2,093
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 1,510
Subscribers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 926
Followers (2022)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 3,797
Peru average
 18,050
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 3,241
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 2,145
Followers (2022)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 727
Peru average
 5,509
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 9,757

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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