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CAN SWEET POTATOES SAVE THE WORLD?

Research and Innovation NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we’re leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. Some foods are known as seasonal wonders, making an appearance only once or twice a year when families gather for holiday feasts.

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SMALL INVESTMENT, BIG RESULTS!

How village savings and loans groups, orange fleshed sweetpotato and the Triple-S innovation are empowering women in Northern Ghana. ‘For me, growing sweetpotato is much easier than other crops. I use few inputs and have little maintenance and I still get a good yield’ said Ernestine Gbang, a women’s group …

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: MARKETING, PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE MEETING IN KAMPALA, UGANDA

We’re thrilled to announce the call for abstracts for the Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice Meeting. The annual meeting will be held in Kampala, Uganda on April 9-11, 2019. To enhance the living standards of food producers, the value-chain approaches had received extensive attention. Recently, good nutrition through …

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