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SASHA Brief 2015: Does it Make Sense to Store Fresh Roots?

This flyer is a brief description of a study undertaken to better understand whether fresh root storage might offer opportunities with the Kenyan OFSP supply chain. 59 stakeholder and focus group interviews were undertaken across eight focal counties in Kenya to understand existing sweetpotato value chains, their seasonality, farmers’ production …
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Sustainable sweetpotato production and utilization in Orissa, India

Over the past few years, sweetpotato production has undergone a fundamental transformation in Orissa, India. There has been a significant amount of interest in cultivating sweetpotato from farming sectors to commercial growers. The International Potato Center (CIP) through its liaison office in Bhubaneswar, Orissa has contributed to sweetpotato improvement in …
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Sweetpotato for the New Millennium: Trends in Production and Utilization in Developing Countries

This paper analyzes recent trends in sweetpotato production and use from a global, regional, and sub-regional perspective. Developments in Asia, China in particular and Sub-Saharan Africa merit particular attention as upward trends in output are linked to the changing role of sweetpotato in local food systems. The results presented serve …
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