Think tank

Centro Internacional de la Papa

International Potato Center ‒ 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:
www.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
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1971
Age (years)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 50
Peru average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Governments of Bolivia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Netherlands, Peru, Sweden, Uganda, Venezuela and North Carolina State University, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). F
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Barbara H. Wells, Director General
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Barbara H. Wells, Director General
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Dr. Barbara H. Wells (Director General)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 550
Peru average
 115
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Centro Internacional de la Papa
31% 
Peru average
51% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 100
Peru average
 39
Global average
 6,666
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 81
Financials
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $55,000,000
Peru average
 $27,264,461
Global average
 $60,523,670
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $58,700,000

Social

Likes (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 15,637
Peru average
 33,050
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 10,222
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 17,638
Peru average
 8,013
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 10,182
Subscribers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 926
Peru average
 1,080
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 503
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 2,145
Peru average
 5,556
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 9,757
Peru average
 3,165
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 20/05/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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