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Sweet Potatoes With Tang, Spice and Sweetness

These are sweetpotato recipes inspired by cooks in Asia, Mexico and the Mediterranean, several tsimmes recipes in Joan Nathan’s “Jewish Cooking in America, Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes: Lime juice and maple syrup bring sweet, tangy flavors to this dish, which tastes even better the day after you make it and …

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Evaluation of Nutritional and Anti Nutrition Factors of Orange-fleshed Sweet Potato and Haricot Bean Blended Mashed Food for Pre-school Children: The Case of Dale Woreda, Southern Ethiopia

Protein-energy malnutrition and vitamin A deficiencies are among the public health problems in Ethiopia. The objective of the study was to assess the nutritional composition of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato and haricot bean (70:30, 80:20, 90:10 and 100:0.0) formulated mashed food. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS version 16.0 and …

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Why America Is Growing The Most Sweet Potatoes Since WWII

The image of sweet potato in America is changing. In 2015, farmers produced more sweet potatoes than in any year since World War II. Note that almost all sweet potatoes produced in the USA are orange-fleshed, rich in pro-vitamin A.

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The dynamics of smallholder farmers’ acquisition and distribution of sweetpotato vines in the Lake Victoria Zone Region, Tanzania

This paper offers new insights into smallholder farmer’s practices regarding acquisition and distribution of sweetpotato planting material in the Mwanza and Mara regions of Tanzania by examining three specific issues: (i) farmers’ sources of planting material; (ii) factors that influence farmers’ sourcing of planting materials outside their own farms and …

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Can Smart Phones Support Monitoring Functions: Experiences from Sweet Potato Vines Distribution in sub-Saharan Africa

This book shares research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South. Growth of research in this field has been slower than the pace of change for practitioners, particularly in bringing socio-technical views of information technology and agricultural development perspectives together. …

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