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Kwame Ogero

Harmonizing definitions for sweetpotato seed classes: What role for Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation practitioners?

The Sweetpotato Seed Systems and crop management Community of Practice (SSS-CoP) is in the process of coming up with common definitions for sweetpotato seed classes within sub-Saharan Africa. Countries in the region are at advanced stages towards developing standards for production of quality seed for the various seed classes. However, …

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Improving adoption of quality sweetpotato planting material through innovative marketing strategies

Planting material at the Crop Biosciences tissue culture lab near Arusha (Credit C. Bukania)

Lack of reliable seed systems where farmers can access clean planting material is among the major  constraints  to sweetpotato  production.  Most farmers get vines from the previous crop or from their neighbors. This is a risky system since it lacks a system for quality assurance and may lead to build …

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Kwame Ogero awarded Best Poster Prize at the Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference, June 2016

Kwame Ogero, a Regional Research Associate based in Mwanza, Tanzania, was awarded the best poster prize at the Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference held in Saskatoon, SK, Canada on June 13 – 16, 2016.  This was a double win for Kwame who had also received a full travel …

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