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MARKETING AS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF SWEETPOTATO SEED SYSTEMS

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) undertakes two critical functions in the sweetpotato seed system: as the regional centre of excellence for germplasm management    and exchange, in collaboration with CIP, it supports clean-up and virus indexing of breeder materials for national sweetpotato breeding and seed programmes across sub-Saharan Africa. Secondly, it multiplies pathogen tested pre-basic seed for sale within Kenya. 

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SMALL INVESTMENT, BIG RESULTS!

How village savings and loans groups, orange fleshed sweetpotato and the Triple-S innovation are empowering women in Northern Ghana. ‘For me, growing sweetpotato is much easier than other crops. I use few inputs and have little maintenance and I still get a good yield’ said Ernestine Gbang, a women’s group …

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