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SPHI Brief 2014: Building an Effective Sweetpotato Community of Practice

Sweetpotato for profits and health initiative (SPHI) is a sweetpotato support platform working in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to build effective community of practices (CoPs). In this brief, SPHI phase I major achievement was the development of effective sweetpotato ‘‘Speedbreeders’’ CoP. Additonally, there is still the need to strengthen breeding capacity to ensure continuous production of high yielding; disease-resistant, nutritious varieties adapted to local agro-climatic conditions and consumer preferences. Therefore during SPHI phase II three additional CoPs will be supported in efforts to meet the set objectives. 

Authors: Sweetpotato for profits and health initiative , Sweetpotato for profits and health initiative

Contributors: Sara Quinn, Sara Quinn

Pages: 2

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: August2014

Keywords: Community of practice, Speed breeder, Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), Sweetpotato for Profit and Health initiative (SPHI)

HOW TO CITE

Sweetpotato for profits and health initiative (SPHI). 2014. Building an Effective Sweetpotato Community of Practice. International Potato Center (CIP).