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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
 51
Peru average
 34
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
 116
Global average
 124
% Female staff
2019
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 31%
Peru average
 51%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 100
Peru average
 40
Global average
 6,811
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 81
Financials
2018
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $55,000,000
Peru average
 $26,556,284
Global average
 $61,728,163
2016
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 $58,700,000

Social

Likes (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 19,047
Peru average
 40,735
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 15,637
Likes (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 10,222
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 22,244
Peru average
 11,334
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 17,638
Followers (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 10,182
Subscribers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 1,510
Peru average
 1,850
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 926
Subscribers (2017)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 503
Followers (2021)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 3,241
Peru average
 15,538
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 2,145
Followers (2019)
Centro Internacional de la Papa
 9,757
Peru average
 3,433
Global average
 6,394

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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