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Report: Training of Trainers on Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato in River State Nigeria

This file is a training report on the Training of Trainers (ToT) in Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in River State, Nigeria on 16 May 2017.

Skills are vital for an economy to grow and compete particularly in an era of economic integration and technological advancement. Skills needs are widespread in Nigeria not only in modern sector but also by the agricultural sector. This training is a direct means of providing workers / farmers with the skills relevant to evolving needs of the economy. Interestingly skill development is an important factor in the drive to enhance OFSP production; processing and utilization which will stimulate economy raise people out of poverty and also ensure food nutrition security.

The optimum goals for training others was the promotion, adoption, acceptance and consumption of pro-vitamin A rich (orange fleshed sweet potato) to ensure the realization of food and nutrition security towards improved health and wealth of the people.