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UNDERSTANDING FARMERS’ WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR CROP PLANTING MATERIALS

Understanding farmers’ willingness to pay for crop planting materialsExperimental auctions reveal the true willingness of farmers to pay for various farming inputs and outputs. This is one of the main findings of scientists with the CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions and Markets and Roots, Tubers and Bananas now working …

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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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SWEETPOTATO JAMS AND JUICES CONTRIBUTE TO FOREST CONSERVATION IN THE PHILIPPINES

Sweetpotato jams and juices contribute to forest conservation in the PhilippinesOnce considered a survival food during times of drought or severe rains, sweetpotato cultivation is quickly turning into a lucrative business opportunity for entrepreneurial farmers while promoting forest conservation in the process. In a swath of the Philippines where the …

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Scientific Excellence and Innovation in Sweetpotato Award – Best Sweetpotato Scientific Paper – 2019 Edition

Through a generous endowment established by Dr. Jan W. Low, every year the Best Sweetpotato Scientific Paper published during the year before will receive an award consisting of US$500, which will be presented to the lead author.  The award is intended to be split among the co-authors. Best Sweetpotato Scientific …

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