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18th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops meeting

Sweetpotato was well represented at the 18th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops meeting held at CIAT in Cali, Colombia, the 22nd through 25th October 2018.  Over 165 participants from 30 countries made 70 oral presentations and presented 170 scientific posters.  Participants got an opportunity to visit laboratories and field trials …

2018 World Food Prize recognises advances in nutrition

“One in three people on this planet are denied a say in shaping their destiny, because they are malnourished,” said Lawrence Haddad in his acceptance speech of the prestigious 2018 World Food Prize. Dr. Lawrence Haddad and physician Dr. David Nabarro were honored with the prestigious 2018 World Food Prize. They split a $250,000 prize …

Fighting malnutrition in Rwanda with orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes

Fighting malnutrition in Rwanda with orange sweet potatoes Luisa Garcia was a 2018 African Great Lakes Reporting Fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation . As Dr. Kirimi Sindi drove past the lush, green, rolling hills of Rwanda, he called the region “the country of a thousand hills.”

ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO CHAMPION TAKES GOSPEL TO CHURCH

On a slow Saturday morning, most would want to sleep away the exhaustion of the week but the ground is set for Christ is the Answer Ministries(CITAM) family sports day in Buruburu, Nairobi Kenya. For George Aristotle, this presented an opportunity to spread the Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) gospel to his church. He knows very well …

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