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PROMOTING INNOVATION: CIP SHOWS RWANDAN FARMERS TOOLS FOR BETTER HARVESTS

Rwanda has made good progress on improving its agricultural production in recent years, and the International Potato Center (CIP) has contributed to this through its promotion of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) and, more recently, potato varieties. Yet poverty and malnutrition persist in many rural areas, where farmers not only need improved varieties and quality planting material but also training in best practices to ensure high yields.

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2019 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

This year, SPHI’s Photo Contest had a total submission of 64 eligible photographs. A select judging panel were tasked with coming up with 11 winners for the four categories. The people’s choice award was selected during the meeting. This is a presentation on all the photos submitted and the successful …

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