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EU HEADS OF COMMITTEE VISIT: TOWARDS NUTRITION SENSITIVE AGRICULTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

The International Potato Center (CIP) together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Mozambique hosted a delegation of Heads of Cooperation (HoC) of the European Union interested to learn about aspects and approaches to promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture. CIP showcased nutrition activities under the Viable Sweetpotato Technologies for Africa (VISTA) project …

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REVISED TRAINING OF TRAINERS MANUAL ON SWEETPOTATO AVAILABLE

An updated version of the popular Training of Trainers (ToT) manual on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sweetpotato is now available.  The manual, designed to potentially serve a wide variety of audiences (nutritionists and agronomists, policymakers, extension workers, community development workers, leaders of farmer organizations, farmers, is a much sought-after training …

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A NEW ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO TO FIGHT VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY IN NIGERIA

Nigeria’s National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) – Umudike and the International Potato center (CIP) have released a new orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) variety. Solo Gold— UMUSPO4—was officially released in July 2018 bringing the total number of OFSP varieties in Nigeria to three.  The other two are UMUSPO3 referred locally as ‘Mothers Delight’, and UMUSPO1, …

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