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Sweetpotato Catalog Wins 2019 Communications Prize

An online sweetpotato catalog for sub-Saharan Africa has been awarded this year’s prize in the  Excellence and Innovation in Sweetpotato: Communication for Change competition. The digital catalog presents a collection of the best performing sweetpotato varieties or “best bets” in Africa and contains standardized information about 80 varieties grown in 15 sub-Saharan African countries. The entire catalog – …

Celebrate the miracles of vitamin A, and other “mighty” nutrients.

From the Kitchen of Shawn BakerShawn Baker, USAID’s Chief Nutritionist, shares with you his favorite holiday or really anytime-of-the-year ingredient – orange sweet potatoes.

Excellence and Innovation In Sweetpotato: Communication For Change Award

The International Potato Center is pleased to announce that the “Excellence and Innovation in Sweetpotato: Communication for Change Award” will take place for a fourth year in 2020.The annual award was established with a generous endowment from Dr Jan W Low, a recipient of the World Food Prize in 2016, to recognize the best sweetpotato …

Food Biofortification—Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger

An estimated 2 billion people in the developing world suffer from the effects of micronutrient malnutrition, widely known as hidden hunger. Preschool children, adolescent women, and in general, women of reproductive age are most vulnerable due to their higher requirements for rapid growth and reproduction, respectively. Read full paper here   Credit: Ag quick CAST …

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