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2018 Highlights under the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative

Some of our 2018 project highlights. Happy Holidays

Champion Farmer Household contributes to the scaling up use of the Triple S technology

‘Next season I will fill my farm, and my father’s farm, with sweetpotato’ says Bezabih Hamamo, a champion Triple S (Storing in Sand and Sprouting) farmer in the Jara Dado Kebele in Hawassa Zuria.  Hawassa Zuria is in southern Ethiopia, approximately 40 km from Hawassa town, and it is in this area that scaling of …

AFRICA’S ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO EVANGELIST

Dr. Maria Andrade, senior sweetpotato breeder for Southern Africa and Asia at the International Potato Center, has over 30 years’ experience in technology transfer & breeding systems. Through her work with the resilient and nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), she is on course to save millions of lives from vitamin A deficiency. Based in Mozambique, she …

EU HEADS OF COMMITTEE VISIT: TOWARDS NUTRITION SENSITIVE AGRICULTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

The International Potato Center (CIP) together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Mozambique hosted a delegation of Heads of Cooperation (HoC) of the European Union interested to learn about aspects and approaches to promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture. CIP showcased nutrition activities under the Viable Sweetpotato Technologies for Africa (VISTA) project on 30th of October in …

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