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Communication for Change Award Winner: Advantages of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato

Tom van Mourik of Helen Keller International (HKI) regional office and Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING)-Senegal, Albert Yéra Boubane – SBCC Advisor at SPRING-Senegal, Mariam Sy – Nutrition Advisor at SPRING-Senegal and Aliou Babou – Agriculture Advisor at SPRING-Senegal put together this video on the advantages of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) that …

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The 8th Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) Meeting: Building Resilient Food Systems with Sweetpotato

The 8th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) meeting was held between the 24th and 27th September 2017 at the Ramada Resort in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. 105 delegates attended this year’s meeting themed Building Resilient Food Systems with Sweetpotato. The meeting brought together multiple stakeholders in researchers, the donor community, policy …

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Vines for Rains: providing healthy sweetpotato planting material to farmers in Mozambique

Vines for Rains: providing healthy sweetpotato planting material to farmers in Mozambique In November 2012, Irish Aid funded the Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato for Niassa, project, which is led by International |Potato Center (CIP). Through this 4-year initiative, governmental and non-governmental partners quickly recognized the pivotal role that Decentralized Vine Multipliers …

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SPHI 2017 Contests Status

contest status

The 8th annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) meeting that brings together a variety of projects+ is almost here with us. The meeting will be held from 24th through to 27th September 2017 at the Ramada Resort in Dar-es-Salaam. This year, SPHI has a variety of contests that offered participants …

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SPHI Photo Contest 2017

Photo contest

Entrants must be associated with a project aligned to the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) A message to all amateur and professional photographers – here’s another chance to tear that hard drive open and share your amazing photographs for a chance to win $120 and make sweetpotato history. …

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Call for Applications: Training of Trainer course “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

Nigeria

  Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in Nigeria invites applicants to a 10-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on  ‘‘everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. ARMTI seeks to build the capacity of public sector Extension; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), private sector and other implementing partners to effectively implement …

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