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Report: Sweetpotato Seed Systems and Crop Management Community of Practice Fifth Consultation- Marketing Strategies for Quality Sweetpotato Seed Corridor Springs Hotel – Arusha, Tanzania 10 -12 May, 2016

The fifth consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed Systems and Crop Management Community of Practice (CoP) was held from 10 to 12 May 2016 in Arusha Tanzania. The meeting, which was officially opened by Dr Kiddo Mtunda (Officer-in-Charge, Sugarcane Research Institute, Kibaha, Tanzania) was attended by participants from 11 countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Zambia.

The objectives of the meeting were to (i) share experiences from the public and private sector on marketing strategies for quality seed; (ii) share updates on delivery system projects; and (iii) discuss seed system technologies such as fertiliser for vine production, sandponics, and Triple S; and crop and seed management issues.