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Agro-processing of sweetpotato – South Africa
Better Potato for a Better Life: Reducing Food Insecurity and Dependence on Cereals, in Amhara, Oromia, Tigray and SNNPR regions of Ethiopia
Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB)
Collection and characterization of sweet potato germplasm cultivated in Togo and Senegal
Commercializing clean sweetpotato seed production in areas with a long dry season
Crop-based approach program to address malnutrition – South Africa
Determining the Pan-African sweet potato virome: understanding virus diversity, distribution and evolution and their impacts on sweet potato production in Africa
Developing and Delivering Biofortified Crops
Development and Commercialization of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato based nutritional products – Malawi
Dissemination of New Agricultural Technology in Africa (DONATA)
Enhancing sweetpotato production through development of virus resistant varieties in Kenya
Establishment of Sweet Potato Vine Nurseries as well as Commercial and Smallholder Sweetpotato Farming Enterprises in Different Provinces of South Africa
Feed the Future Malawi Improved Seed Systems and Technologies (MISST); Viable Sweetpotato Technologies for Africa component.
Feed the Future Rwanda Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) for Income and Nutrition Activity
FIFAMANOR – Madagascar
Food Security Through Asian Root and Tuber Crops (FoodSTART)
Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP)
HarvestPlus Reaching End Users Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato Project
How virus-resistant sweetpotato avoid suppression of RNA silencing
Improving the Utilization of Sweetpotato and other Root and Tuber Crop Residues for Pig Feeds in Uganda (sub-project of RTB-ENDURE: Expanding Utilization through Research)
Integrating Orange in Zambia: Combating Vitamin A Deficiency and Food Insecurity through the Effective Use of Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in Eastern and Central Provinces
Jumpstarting Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato in West Africa through Diversified Markets
Keeping Disease Free Sweetpotato Planting Material Closer to Farmers (Kinga Marando)
Mitigating Disaster in Mozamique
Mobilizing Radio and ICTs to Fight Vitamin A Deficiency by Scaling-up the Production and Consumption of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato
NextGen Phytosanitation: Rapid Elimination of Viruses from RTB Plants for Crop Improvement and Seed Systems
Nsanje Food Income and Market
Nutritious Sweetpotato for Niassa – Mozambique
Promoting Clean Planting Materials of Sweetpotato and Banana to Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania
Promoting OFSP through interactive radio programming
Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project
Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for Smallholder’s Cropping Area Determination in Tanzania and Uganda Using Sweetpotato as a Pilot Crop
Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with OFSP – PHASE 1
Rooting Out Hunger Project in Malawi Transitioning into a National Roots and Tuber Development Program
Scaling up Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) project
Support for the promotion of orange flesh sweet potato in Côte d’Ivoire (CHANGE Project)
Sweet Potato Production and Marketing Project (Swaziland)
Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA)
Sweetpotato breeding, genebank and on-farm trials
Sweetpotato for Health and Wealth in Nigeria (Rainbow Project)
Sweetpotato Research Programme – Zambia
The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA)
Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa – Tanzania (VISTA – Tanzania)
Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa-Mozambique (VISTA-Mozambique)
Weevil Resistant Sweetpotato Through Biotechnology
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