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Youth and gender inclusion theme takes center stage at the Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice annual meeting

The Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice held its annual meeting from 14th to 16th March  2016 at the Kunduchi Beach Hotel and Resort, Dar es Salaam. The theme of the meeting was, Rebranding OFSP for Health and Wealth.   Thirty-six  participants from the private sector, research institutions, universities …

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The fourth consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed System Community of Practice (CoP) takes place in Nairobi

The fourth consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed System Community of Practice (CoP) was held in Nairobi from 8-10 December 2015. The meeting was attended primarily by partners from national sweetpotato programmes who are developing and implementing models for sustainable production of pre-basic seed.   The technical objectives of the meeting …

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CIP makes a presentation of sweetpotato value chain to high level BMZ Delegation at ILRI Campus in Nairobi

On 16 November 2015, a visit by a high level delegation from BMZ, visited ILRI, where Tawanda Muzhingi presented the progress that the International Potato Center (CIP) is doing to address bottlenecks in the sweetpotato value chain in Kenya and efforts to scale up the nutrition benefits of biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP)

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The 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative meeting takes place in Kigali, Rwanda

Over 100 participants from 14 sub-Saharan countries, and other guests from Europe, Asia, Northern America, and Latin America participated in the 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), which took place from 29 September to 2 October 2015, in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting was opened officially by a representative of the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr. Geraldine Mukeshimana.

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