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Selection of Simple Sequence Repeat Markers Associated with Inheritance of Sweetpotato Virus Disease Resistance in Sweetpotato

Sweetpotato virus disease (SPVD), a complex of Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV; Crinivirus) and Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV; Potyvirus) causes high yield losses in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The development of resistant cultivars to SPVD has been limited by the complex sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. var. batatas] genetics and high levels of mutations in the …
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Training of trainers at Sokoine University of Agriculture

This brochure is about a training of trainers (ToT) which Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), in partnership with Sugarcane Research Institute (SRI-Kibaha) and the Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) will be conducting. The ToT course is designed to provide the participants with the skills and knowledge to train others on …
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DQA Data Collection Tool

The DQA Data Collection Tool presents a Data Verification and System Assessment tool with – 1. Data Verifications; recounting reported results, and, reporting performance 2. System assessment; I – M&E capacities roles and responsibilities, training, indicator definitions, data reporting requirements, data-collection and reporting forms and tools, data management processes and data quality …
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DVM Mapping and Monitoring Tool

One of the strategies employed to improve access to clean planting OFSP vines is through establishment of multipliers closest to farmers. These multipliers, often referred to as Decentralized Vine Multipliers (DVMs) receive training on sweetpotato agronomy and other important aspects of OFSP production and dissemination. The DVMs are then expected …
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Sweetpotato Vine Dissemination Form

This tool is for monitoring the dissemination of sweetpotato planting materials from a mass multiplication process. The tool is suitable for monitoring the dissemination of sweetpotato planting material from a voucher system, and includes details of who received the planting material vouchers, telephone contacts and whether the vines were labelled …
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Farmers experiences in promoting sweetpotato production and productivity in Uganda: A case of Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA)

Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA) is community farmer-based initiative. Registered in 2006 as with the objective of integrating farmer training and commercial production vines and roots, and processing. It evolved from Abuket farmer facilitator association which was formed in 2004 by the sweetpotato farmer field school graduates with objective …
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