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Early Generation Seed Experts Meeting in Nairobi

Representatives from 11 countries and13 different institutions with sub-grants under the Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) project met at the Pride Inn (Rhapta Road) in Nairobi for two intensive days 21-22 September 2017.   Without pre-basic seed (i.e. the disease-free cuttings (planting material) maintained in screenhouses), the subsequent stages in the …


The OFSP Passport is available! Check out your Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) Passport to Good Health. This passport-sized document contains all the facts and figures you need to know about orange-fleshed sweetpotato from its nutritional value, how it can be used, who to contact for varieties, contact information for the various organizations working on disseminating OFSP and …


The Land and Water Advantage Under Climate Change

SWEETPOTATO CAN HELP MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE: THE LAND AND WATER ADVANTAGE UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE SESSION AT COP23 Dr. Jan Low (third right) together with other panelists on November 8th 2017 at COP 23 in Bonn, Germany during discussions on the land and water advantage under climate change. Photo: V. Atakos (CIP-SSA) On the sidelines of …

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Celebrating partnerships in the struggle to end hunger.

International Potato Center celebrates its role in ending hunger throughout the world. By Aime Ndayisenga Every 16th of October of the year, the countries, organizations, agriculture scientists and farmers celebrate the “World Food Day”. It was established by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945. Very well known that food is the most essential basic …


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