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Lilies Gachanja

Gender sensitive sweetpotato production matters to be discussed at the 2016 APA Conference

 Temesgen Bocher works at the International Potato Center. At the 2016 African Potato Association Triennial Conference, he will make an oral presentation on targeting the marginalized, especially women in Rwanda, for profit efficiency by increasing knowledge and good management practices in sweetpotato farming. Why does it matter?     Rwanda …

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World Food Prize 2016

The 2016 World Food Prize laureates were announced on June 28th. Four scientists: Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga and Jan Low of the international Potato Center (CIP), and Howarth Bouis of HarvestPlus were recognised for their work on biofortification and the successful example of orange fleshed sweetpotato to combat hidden …

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