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The Land and Water Advantage Under Climate Change

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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 …

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Celebrating partnerships in the struggle to end hunger.

Women with Sweetpotato

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 …

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Tanzania can Reduce Vitamin A Deficiency by Promoting Production and Consumption of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato

Tanzania can reduce vitamin A deficiencies by promoting including low birth weight, stunting, being underweight, wasting, vitamin A deficiency (VAD), iodine deficiency disorders, and anemia. Addressing malnutrition problems results in significant economic and social benefits as it reduces morbidity and mortality leading to resource savings in healthcare, improved education outcomes, …

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The 2017 SPHI Exhibition Booths

SPHI 2017 Exhibition Booths We had such great fun at the SPHI 2017 exhibition session at the Milimani Mall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Sunday the 24th of September. We all got to learn more about orange-fleshed sweetpotato and got to interact with the private sector folks based in …

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Call for applications: Managing food safety and quality in small-scale food processing for RTB value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food safety concerns are a growing focus in Africa, as elsewhere in the world. Food borne illnesses are a preventable and under-reported public health problem. These illnesses are a burden on public health and contribute significantly to the cost of health care. They also present a major challenge to certain groups of …

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