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SMALL INVESTMENT, BIG RESULTS!

How village savings and loans groups, orange fleshed sweetpotato and the Triple-S innovation are empowering women in Northern Ghana. ‘For me, growing sweetpotato is much easier than other crops. I use few inputs and have little maintenance and I still get a good yield’ said Ernestine Gbang, a women’s group leader and successful sweetpotato farmer …

THE HUMBLE SWEET POTATO CAN HELP POWER AFRICA IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The humble sweet potato can help power Africa in the face of climate change Forest fires during a record-breaking warm winter in Europe, Arctic cold in the US and melting glaciers are clear signals that climate change is impacting all of us but it is in Africa where such extreme weather is having the most …

HARNESSING SWEETPOTATO GENOMICS TO IMPROVE BREEDING AND FARMERS’ LIVES

Harnessing Sweetpotato Genomics to Improve Breeding and Farmers’ Lives Scientists from the International Potato Center ( CIP) are part of an exciting venture that is working to develop a set of “next-generation” tools for African sweetpotato breeders. Those tools will help breeders develop more resilient, nutritious and high-yielding sweetpotato varieties more quickly, in order to …

UNBURIED TREASURE: BREEDING BETTER SWEET POTATOES FOR THE WORLD

NC State Winter 2018 Behind that rise is a remarkable success story with its roots at NC State, one that reaches into the familiar farms of eastern North Carolina and to the often forgotten corners of a handful of African nations. It is a story of science and salvation, of a pair of breeders who …

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