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Tag Archives: Breeding in Rwanda

Celebrating partnerships in the struggle to end hunger.

Women with Sweetpotato

International Potato Center celebrates its role in ending hunger throughout the world. By Aime Ndayisenga & Donata Kizza  Every 16th of October of the year, the countries, organizations, agriculture scientists and farmers celebrate the “World Food Day”. It was established by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945. Very well …

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Progress on Sweetpotato Breeding in Rwanda: Summer course on “New Techniques on Sweetpotato Breeding”

This presentation by Shumbusha, Ndirigwe and Kankundiye during the Summer course on “New Techniques on Sweetpotato Breeding” in Belgium, Ghent University, 2012, addressed the progress of sweetpotato breeding in Rwanda. The overall breeding objective for the Rwanda team was to develop sweetpotato varieties with: High yield Quality traits (mainly DMC, …

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