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SASHA Brief 05: TRIPLE S Storage in Sand and Sprouting – testing a scaling strategy in Western Kenya

The validation of the Triple S is nearing completion in western Kenya. Trials show that medium–sized roots stored in coarse sand for seven months produce viable planting material. There is a higher establishment rate and vigor in plots planted with vines sourced from Triple S beds compared to farmer selected …

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Global Policymakers Commit to Scaling-Up Nutritious Foods to Reach Millions

Presents a press release on the 2nd Global Confernce on Biofortification ‘Getting Nutritious Foods to People,’ which was held in Kigali from March 31- April 2 2014. The conference was organized by HarvestPlus and the Government of Rwanda and more than 300 high-level policymakers and practitioners from different sectors attended …

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The Ceremony of Pre-release 15 New Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato Clones in Mozambique

About a year after the official request for the formal variety release of the 15 new Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) clones, these clones were finally pre-released in a ceremony performed under the auspices of the Sub-Committee for the varieties Liberation of Mozambique. The event took place on February 28, 2011 …

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