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The 12th National Agriculture Show – A School for Many!

National Agriculture Show

The National Agriculture Show is an annual event that exhibits innovations and best practices in the agricultural sector in Rwanda. It is an ideal platform that brings exhibitors and visitors together to exchange information, experiences, and get investment opportunities. The 12th National Agriculture Show was held at Mulindi showground in …

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Scientists Push For Sweetpotato Laws

Scientists push for sweet potato laws Wednesday July 5 2017 Scientists are pushing countries across sub-Saharan Africa to harmonise standards for sweet potato seed production, which they say is crucial in improving the quality, quantity and market access of the crop. According to the CIP, sweet potato is the third …

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Nigerian Schools Adopt Sweetpotato to Boost Nutruition

Nigerian schools adopt sweet potato to boost nutrition ABUJA, NIGERIA] The school feeding programme of Nigeria is using orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) ̶ Mothers delight ̶to help fight vitamin A deficiency in children. The production of OFSP was the result of research collaboration between the National Root Crop Research Institute …

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SPHI Photo Contest 2017

Photo contest

Entrants must be associated with a project aligned to the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) A message to all amateur and professional photographers – here’s another chance to tear that hard drive open and share your amazing photographs for a chance to win $120 and make sweetpotato history. …

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