The global meeting place for people interested in all things related to SWEETPOTATO

Share your research and experience, ask and answer questions, meet your peers.

Faith Njunge

SPHI Photo Contest 2018

  Entrants must be associated with a project aligned to the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) or a Guest Attending the SPHI 2018 Meeting A message to all amateur and professional photographers – here’s another chance to tear that hard drive open and share your amazing photographs for …

Read More »

A “wicked” challenge- understanding root, tuber and banana seed systems and coordination breakdown: A multi-stakeholder framework

By Jorge Andrade-Piedra and Margaret McEwan – co-leaders of the RTB cross cutting cluster on access to quality seed “Why are the seed systems for roots, tubers and bananas (RTBs) so complex?” As a social scientist, this is an exciting challenge – to understand the interactions between technologies and social …

Read More »

STORING SWEETPOTATO IN SAND CAN IMPROVE DIETS AND INCOMES IN WEST AFRICA

The International Potato Center (CIP) has demonstrated the ability of beta-carotene-rich, orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) varieties to reduce vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and improve food security, but smallholders in Africa have a hard time preserving those nutritious roots, especially in drought-prone areas, where they become scarce soon after the harvest. In sub-Saharan Africa …

Read More »

TRIPLE S PUZZLE

How good are you with crossword puzzles?  Well, here’s one on “Triple S”  developed by Frezer Asfaw and Mihiretu Cherinet. Download the word version here: http://www.sweetpotatoknowledge.org/files/triple-s-crossword-puzzle/ T E N H J W Z Y N S H L P T I L S K U N D H D U W P J …

Read More »