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Armyworm: New sweetpotato pest invades Rwanda

Armyworms that were collected from the vine plot in Karama research station. Photo: Aime Ndayisenga/CIP

Like any other crop, sweetpotato is susceptible to attacks by pests and diseases due to various factors including the agroecological and climate conditions. Rwandan farmers, particularly maize and sweetpotato growers have been experiencing an army worm attack since the beginning of the current agricultural season. The army worm was first …

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Poster 9: The Impact of nutrition behavior change interventions on OFSP knowledge and consumption in Rwanda

Authors: Rachael Cox, Kirimi Sindi, Robert Ackatia-Armah, Valentine Uwase, Francine Uwera, Jean Claude Nshimiyimana, and Luka Wanjohi   The theory of change guiding the Feed the Future Rwanda Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato for Income and Nutrition Activity associates the increased consumption of OFSP and improvements in other nutrition indicators with various …
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SPHI Brief 2016: Scaling Up Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) in Rwanda

The SUSTAIN project aims to reach at least 60,000 direct smallholder beneficiaries and 250,000 indirect beneficiaries in four districts in Rwanda by 2018 with improved varieties and appropriate nutrition information and counseling for caregivers of infants and young children. This flyer outlines the progress made towards this objective between June …
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