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Seed system needed for raising sweet potato yields

Seed system needed for raising sweet potato yields By Esther Nakkazi [KAMPALA] African countries need to standardise sweet potato’s seed systems to help farmers gain maximum yields and incomes from the crop, a meeting has heard. The meeting, known as the 7th Sweetpotato Seed Systems Community of Practice Consultation, was …

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Ghana hosts second Training-of-Trainers’ course on “Everything you need to know about sweetpotato”

Army Week

Ghana has hosted its second Training-of-Trainers’ course on “Everything you need to know about sweetpotato.” The training was held in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana and Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI), Fumesua-Ghana from the 22nd May to 2nd June, 2017. The …

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Determination drives Beatrice towards her success

Beatrice

Nyiransengimana Beatrice, who started farming on a small scale with a group of other farmers, is currently a model Orange-fleshed sweetpotato(OFSP) farmer and has further moved into poultry farming determined to make it a success.  Beatrice, a successful Decentralized Vine Multiplier (DVM) in Gakenke district under Scaling up Sweet Potato …

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