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Agnes Dzigbordi Aku Nyamalor: Agent of Change

Agnes Dzigbordi Aku Nyamalor

Agnes Dzigbordi Aku Nyamalor, an agent of change of the Trainer-of-Trainers: Everything-you-need-to-know-about-sweetpotato course held in Ghana, took part in a one-day exhibition of sweetpotato products during the National Farmer’s day at Todome, South Dayi district in the Volta Region of Ghana. The event took place on the 4th of November, …

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Samuel Abasiba: Agent of Change

Samuel Abasiba

Samuel Abasiba is an agent of change of the Trainer-of-Trainers: Everything-you-need-to-know-about-sweetpotato course held in Ghana. He works with World Vision International in Ghana. He has, through World Vision International, trained 460 farmers and supplied them with 160, 000 Orange-fleshed sweetpotato cuttings to plant in the Talensi District. 80, 000 of …

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Discussion 1/2016 – Should we continue to consider sweet potato as a crop for food security and a mainstream staple or should we focus on it as a nutrition crop?

What really sparked this thought process for me was a study of FAOSTAT data for Uganda, which used to have the greatest production of sweetpotato in Africa. It showed that, over the last 20 yrs (to 2013), neither total annual production nor productivity of sweetpotato there have increased. At the …

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