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Report: Capacity Development for Geita Farmers on Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Processing and Handling

This report highlights the Training of Trainers meeting conducted in Nungwe Village. The topics covered include what is orange fleshed sweetpotato and its benefits in human health. Sweetpotato handling, processing which include good packaging, preparatio of OFSP products in different products e.g. michembe, doughnuts, cake, chinchin, buns, biscuits, juice, jam, chapatti, bagia, kaukau and how to obtain a legal label for OFSP products. Other topicss are, good agricultural practices for sweetpotato e.g. selection of good and healthy planting material, early planting, manure/fertilizer application, weeding, pests and diesases management and control. Another topic was the challenges of OFSP production and how to overcome them.