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Farmers experiences in promoting sweetpotato production and productivity in Uganda: A case of Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA)

Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA) is community farmer-based initiative. Registered in 2006 as with the objective of integrating farmer training and commercial production vines and roots, and processing. It evolved from Abuket farmer facilitator association which was formed in 2004 by the sweetpotato farmer field school graduates with objective …
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Poster 10: Gender and sweetpotato current marketing practices in Uganda: do women and men have access to lucrative markets?

Mayanja S, Mudege N and Naziri D   A gender baseline household survey was conducted in central and eastern Uganda to assess sweetpotato current postharvest and marketing practices with an aim of identifying gender based constraints that could limit the uptake of and benefıts thereof from technologies and innovations. Data …
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PRESENTATION 1: EFFECT OF VINE HARVESTING ON ROOT AND VINE YIELD OF DIFFERENT SWEETPOTATO VARIETIES IN UGANDA

*Gerald Kyalo1, Elizabeth Akiror2, Julius Mwine2, Joseph Masereka2, Sam Namanda1, Robert O.M. Mwanga1, Peter Lule3, Ben Lukuyu3, Sarah Mayanja1 and Diego Naziri1 1International Potato Center (CIP), P.O. Box 22274, Kampala, Uganda: gerald.kyalo@cgiar.org, R.Mwanga@cgiar.org, S.Namanda@cgiar.org, S.mayanja@cgair.org, D.Naziri@cgiar.org. 2Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, BOX 5498, Kampala, Uganda: elizabethakiror@gmail.com, mwinej@yahoo.com, 3International Livestock Research Institute …
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Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

The Ugandan government’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has published a book titled “Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda“. The book presents a set of guidelines for promoting enterprise combinations informed by income and food security as well as nutrition considerations. Published in August 2016, …

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Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

The guidelines for Integration into Agriculture Enterprises Mixes in Uganda is a document by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. These guidelines aim to direct agriculture extension and community development workers and their agents to support an enterprise mix development process that also considers nutrition.   The book is …
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