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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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Call for Applications: Training of Trainer course “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

Nigeria

  Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in Nigeria invites applicants to a 10-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on  ‘‘everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. ARMTI seeks to build the capacity of public sector Extension; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), private sector and other implementing partners to effectively implement …

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Nigerian schools adopt sweet potato to boost nutrition

Nigerian schools adopt sweet potato to boost nutrition By Alex Abutu [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 …

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THE DFID FIELD VISIT TO SUSTAIN BENEFICIARIES IN RULINDO AND GAKENKE DISTRICT OF RWANDA ON 25th MAY 2017

THE FARMER SWEETPOTATO ROADSIDE MARKET The Rulindo farmer selling point is a root, tubers, and vegetable market that was opened in march 2015 after being established through a partnership between Rulindo District local government and the International Potato Center (CIP) through the UKAID funded, Scaling Up Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and …

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