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TOPIC 2_2020: Enhancing marketing among farmer-multipliers (DVMs) to reduce dependence on NGO customers

Over the past years, tremendous progress has been made towards the development of sweetpotato varieties for the consumers in various African countries. These efforts have been funded by the different African governments or (and) international donors. As a result, the availability of improved sweetpotato varieties is no longer the greatest …
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TOPIC 1_2020: Increasing adoption of newly released sweetpotato varieties through innovative and sustainable seed delivery pathways

Great investments have been made towards development of improved sweetpotato varieties. This has borne fruit with release of a significant number of improved white-fleshed, orange-fleshed and more recently purple-fleshed varieties. However, traditional varieties still dominate the smallholder farm systems despite the declining yields. Changing this requires that diverse user-preferences are …
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1st SweetGAINS SpeedBreed and Seed Community of Practice (CoP) – East and Central Africa meeting Kigali, Rwanda.

The SweetGAINS project SpeedBreed and Seed Community of Practice -East and Central Africa meeting was held at Galaxy hotel in Kigali Rwanda from 18th to 22nd February 2020. The theme of the meeting was ‘Towards building synergies between modernized sweetpotato breeding and seed systems for successful delivery of improved varieties …
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PROMOTING OFSP USING LEAFLET AND ASSESSING ITS EFFECTIVENESS TOWARDS KAP OF SWEET POTATO CONSUMERS IN HAWASSA CITY, SNNPR ETHIOPIA

The Quality Diets for Better Health (QDBH) project is an Activity carried out by the International Potato Center (PIN), People in Need (PIN) and Emory University between 2017 and 2021 in the Sidama and Gedeo Zones in the South of Ethiopia. The project is financed by the European Union and …
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PROMOTING OFSP USING LEAFLET AND ASSESSING ITS EFFECTIVENESS TOWARDS KAP OF SWEET POTATO CONSUMERS IN HAWASSA CITY, SNNPR ETHIOPIA

The Quality Diets for Better Health (QDBH) project is an Activity carried out by the International Potato Center (PIN), People in Need (PIN) and Emory University between 2017 and 2021 in the Sidama and Gedeo Zones in the South of Ethiopia. The project is financed by the European Union and …
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Quality Diets for Better Health – Baseline Report

The Quality Diets for Better Health Project is implemented by CIP, People in Need (PIN) and Rollins School for Public Health at Emory University in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia. The project is financed by the European Union The report presents the results of 1451 interviews …
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Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative: Status of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: September 2019

This was the 5th year of the Status of Sweetpotato in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) annual report, which corresponds to the fifth year of the second phase of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), from July 2018 through June 2019. First, the report uses FAO data through 2017 (most …
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Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative: Status of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: September 2019

This was the 5th year of the Status of Sweetpotato in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) annual report, which corresponds to the fifth year of the second phase of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), from July 2018 through June 2019. First, the report uses FAO data through 2017 (most …
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