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Annual Progress Report-2017

This has been an incredible year of recognition and celebration of the progress made in biofortification, and for vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in particular. The awarding of the 2016 World Food Prize to three CIP scientists supported by SASHA (Jan Low, Maria Andrade, and Robert Mwanga) and Howdy Bouis, …
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Annual Progress Report-2016

The perfect end to year 2 of SASHA Phase 2 (SASHA2) occurred on 28th June 2016, when Ambassador Kenneth Quinn announced at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State, that CIP scientists Jan Low, Robert Mwanga, and Maria Andrade, along with Howdy Bouis of HarvestPlus, had been selected as …
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Annual Progress Report-2015

SASHA Phase 2 (SASHA2) is building on the successes realized during the first phase of the SASHA (SASHA1) project, with a strategic focus on adaptive research to break the remaining bottlenecks to unleashing the potential of sweetpotato to reduce undernutrition and food insecurity. All sub-grant agreements (SGAs) for year 1 …
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Annual Progress Report-2014

The first five-year phase of the Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) five-year project sought to directly improve the food security of at least 155,000 sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) families by exploiting the untapped potential of sweetpotato and to create the conditions for going to scale. This required …
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Annual Progress Report 2013

The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) is a five-year project that seeks to directly improve the food security of at least 155,000 Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) families by exploiting the untapped potential of sweetpotato and to create the conditions for going to scale. This requires (1) transforming …
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Annual Progress Report-2012

The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) is a five-year project that seeks to directly improve the food security of at least 155,000 Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) families by exploiting the untapped potential of sweetpotato and to create the conditions for going to scale. This requires (1) transforming …
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Annual Progress Report-2011

The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) is a five-year project that serves as the foundation for the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) launched on 26 October 2009. SPHI aims to reduce child malnutrition and improve smallholder crop incomes in 10 million African families by …
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Annual Progress Report-2010

The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) is a five-year project that serves as the foundation for the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) launched on 26 October 2010. SPHI aims to reduce child malnutrition and improve smallholder crop incomes in 10 million African families by …
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Sweetpotato slip planting density and slip length optimization for mass production of quality planting material in smallholder farm settings

Sweetpotato production in unimodal rainfall farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa is constrained by inadequate quality planting material. Technologies for efficient production of sweetpotato planting material are imperative to improve this sub-sector. Consequently, two separate field experiments, using five orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties were conducted to determine the optimum slip spacing and …
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