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Rapid Market Assessment: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies – VISTA

A rapid market assessment was conducted to assess the commercial potential of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in 14 markets located in seven districts in Tanzania. The study sought to estimate the demand and supply, consumption trends and perceptions about OFSP with an aim of designing strategies to position OFSP producers …
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Presentation 13: Lessons learnt on OFSP value chain development in SSA, and opportunities for scaling up

Tawanda Muzhingi1, and Antonio Magnaghi2   Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory (FANEL), Nutrition Platform at the Biosciences for east and central Africa (BecA), ILRI Hub, CIP-SSA Regional Office, Old Naivasha Road, Nairobi, Kenya. muzhingi@cgiar.org +254718608534 Euro-Ingredients Limited, Corner Commercial and Enterprise Avenue, Industrial area, Nairobi, Kenya. antonio@euroingredients.net   Background: Orange …
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Using quantitative tools to measure gender differences within value chains

This last chapter of the book by Lucia Madrigal and Maximo Torero, covers the use of quantitative tools to measure gender differences within value chains. The chapter begins by begging the question, why is qualitative analysis needed and what can it do? It then analyses the quantitative tools to help understand …
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Multistakeholder platforms for linking small farmers to value chains: evidence from the Andes

This eighth chapter of the book, that covers the Multistakeholder platforms for linking small farmers to value chains, begins with a literature review and theoretic framework before comparing three platforms; Andino Boliviana (ANDIBOL) in Bolivia; Cadenas Agrícolas Productivas de Calidad (CAPAC) in Peru; and the Chimborazo platform in Ecuador. The chapter …
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SPHI Brief 2016: Scaling out sweetpotato and potato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

This  is a brief of the ‘Scaling out sweetpotato and potato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR’ project, which is  being implemented in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) and the Tigray region in the north of Ethiopia. At present, the project covers …
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Report: Proceedings of the Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice (MPU CoP) Meeting held in Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Dar-es-Salaam. March 14-16 2016.

The Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice (CoP) met on 14 and 16 March 2016 in Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam. The CoP brings together professionals working on all levels of the sweetpotato value chain, as well as private sector players who are innovating processing and utilization of …
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