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Promotion of sustainable sweetpotato production and post-harvest management through farmer field schools in East Africa

sustainable sweetpotato production

This document is about promotion of sustainable sweetpotato production and post-harvest management through farmer field schools in East Africa. The project purpose was specifically to increase the returns from sweetpotato enterprise through improved production and post-harvest management by east African smallholders. This feeds into the more general purpose given by …
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Improving the livelihoods of small-scale sweetpotato farmers in Central Uganda through a crop post harvest-based innovation system

The sweetpotato coalition project focused on improving the livelihood of small-scale farmers through the introduction of post harvest technologies, identification of markets and establishment of links as entry points for improving market access. The project purpose was to sustainably reduce post harvest losses, diversify value added products and increase household …
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CROP PROTECTION PROGRAMME: Promotion of sustainable sweetpotato production and post-harvest management through farmer field schools in East Africa

Crop management for sustainable sweetpotato

The ‘Promotion of sustainable sweetpotato production and post-harvest management through farmer field schools in East Africa’ project began in May 2002 and was funded by the Crop Protection Programme for a period of three years and a total value of £101,468. The project purpose was specifically to increase the returns …
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Sweetpotato Postharvest Systems in Uganda: Strategies, Constraints and Potentials

Sweetpotato is often either a major food staple or complementary staple in Ugandan food systems. It also serves as a famine reserve crop and increasingly as an important source of case income. Nevertheless, sweetpotato has only recently begun to attract the attention of researchers and policy markers with much of …
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