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SPHI Photo Contest 2018

  Entrants must be associated with a project aligned to the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) or a Guest Attending the SPHI 2018 Meeting A message to all amateur and professional photographers – here’s another chance to tear that hard drive open and share your amazing photographs for …

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How WhatsApp, Wheel covers and Motorbike flaps are Enhancing Demand for Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Vines in Tanzania

In Tanzania—as in many parts of sub Saharan Africa (SSA)—orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) farmers are facing the challenge of prolonged droughts. This has led to a limited demand for clean planting materials and the sweetpotato vine multiplication business has remained unattractive to many. Since 2015 Mary Ndomba and her team at …

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YOUTH MINES ‘ORANGE GOLD’ IN RWANDA

Paola Giriwanyu is a 22 year old fresh graduate with an agribusiness degree from the University of Rwanda. As a young girl, Paola grew up in Kigali city and was not exposed to farming as a food production or income generating activity. She however still had an interest in farming …

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