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Call for Applications: Training of Trainer course “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

Nigeria

  Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in Nigeria invites applicants to a 10-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on  ‘‘everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. ARMTI seeks to build the capacity of public sector Extension; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), private sector and other implementing partners to effectively implement …

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Nigerian schools adopt sweet potato to boost nutrition

Nigerian schools adopt sweet potato to boost nutrition By Alex Abutu [ABUJA, NIGERIA] The school feeding programme of Nigeria is using orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) ̶ Mothers delight ̶to help fight vitamin A deficiency in children. The production of OFSP was the result of research collaboration between the National Root …

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A new video teaches farmers how to make and store sweetpotato silage for their dairy animals

9 June 2017, Nairobi – The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has launched an instructional video that teaches dairy farmers how to make sweetpotato vine silage. The video titled ‘Sweetpotato Vine Silage:  An instructional video for dairy farmers’ was developed by the Mazingira Centre —an environmental research and education facility—based …

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