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Presentation: Sweetpotato

Sweetpotato (SP) is a valued crop ranking 7th global and 4th in developing countries. In this presentation, highlights of the SP importance particularly human nutrition, animal feed and industrial raw materials values. Farming practices in Egypt are outlined, and the nutritional trends. Despite sophisticated farm practices, pest and diseases prevent …
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SASHA Brief 2014: Exploiting sweetpotato as an animal feed in East Africa

East Africa has the highest per capita consumption of livestock products among all the regions in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Over the years, livestock population growth led to increased competition for grains between food and feed. Further, this is compounded by lack of quality feed and unaffordable quality commercial concentrates. Alternatively, …
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