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Nutrition Counseling

Uplifting next generations through community based-nutrition counseling

By Donata Kizza Nutrition training is one of the activities International Potato Center (CIP) greatly puts effort into within Feed the Future (FTF) project which is funded by the USAID in Rwanda. Also known as training of trainers (ToT), community health workers are chosen from different sectors across the districts in which CIP operates to …

Field visit in Boane, Mozambique

On January 08, 2018, 45 participants led by Dr. Maria Isabel Andrade had the opportunity to visit the Nwalate site, in Boane, Mozambique. The site is one of the local primary multiplication centres where seed system activities are conducted. With support from OFDA Mitigating Disaster Project in Southern Mozambique, International Potato Centre (CIP) carried out …

Statistics for Breeders Training: Kumasi, Ghana

In January 2018, 14 participants attended a ten day training on statistics for breeders in Kumasi, Ghana conducted by the leader of the Global sweetpotato breeding program for the International Potato Centre, Wolfgang Grünerberg and Statistician Raul Eyzaguirre. The objective of the training was to help scientists and graduate trainees learn how to use different statistical …

Health benefits of orange-fleshed sweetpotato

Just like its name, this kind of sweetpotato is orange in colour with a sweet aroma when cooked. Apart from being delicious, the sweetpotato is extremely rich in beta-carotene, the precursor of vitamin A, according to nutritionists.


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