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SPHI Brief 2016: Scaling Up Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) in Malawi

This flyer outlines the progress made towards achieving the objectives of the SUSTAIN project in Malawi from 2015 to 2016. SUSTAIN is a 5-year partnership (2013-2018), coordinated by CIP and financed by the UK Department for International Development, to scale up the nutrition benefits of biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP). The …
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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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Tudo o Que Sempre Quis Saber sobre a Batata-doce – Volume 4

Este manual contém “Tudo o que sempre quis saber sobre a batata-doce”. Esperamos que o manual seja útil para os que estão envolvidos na capacitação de extensionistas e pessoal de ONGs a diferentes níveis, e que estes por sua vez irão capacitar produtores duma maneira prática que os ajuda a construir as …
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Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce – Volume 4

Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce. Manuel de FDF pour le projet Atteindre les Agents du Changement. Thème 6: Gestion et Production de la Patate Douce. Ce thème, traite de l’importance d’une la planification anticipée pour assurer la disponibilité des boutures en quantité …
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Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu – Juzuu ya 4

Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu Kitabu cha mafunzo kwa wakufunzi cha mradi wa kuwafikia wadau wa Mabadiliko. Juzuu ya 4. Mada ya 6: Uzalishaji na uangalizi wa viazi vitamu inahusu umuhimu wa kupangilia mapema kuhakikisha kuwa vipando vya kutosha vinapatikana mwanzoni mwa msimu wa mvua, matayarisho xvii ya shamba, mbinu za upandaji, …
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Scaling Up Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) in Mozambique

SUSTAIN is a 5-year partnership (2013-2018), coordinated by CIP and financed by the UK Department for International Development, to scale up the nutrition benefits of biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP). The goal is to reach 1.2 million households with under-5 year old children in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Rwanda. SUSTAIN supports …
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sweetpotato TOT Manual – Volume 4

prodproThis manual contains ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. We hope that it will be useful for those involved in training extensionists and NGO staff at different levels, and that they in turn will train farmers in practical ways that help them to build their problem solving and …
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Getting ready for sweetpotato production

Farmers are always on the look out for new varieties with better characteristics, such as a higher yield potential, good root characteristics (determined by shape, flesh colour, dry matter content, nutritional value etc), appreciable tolerance to major pests and diseases, drought tolerance, a better taste, a higher market price, the …
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Sweetpotato production in Sub-Saharan Africa: Patterns and key issues

Sweetpotato production in Sub-Saharan Africa: Patterns and key issues

Sub-Saharan Africa produces more than 7 million tonnes of sweetpotato annually, about 5% of global production. Since the early 1960s, production in East and Central Africa has increased one and-a-half times (to 250% of 1960 production). Recent projections by IFPRI indicate that sweetpotato production in Africa will more than double …
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