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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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Turning a Bundle of OFSP Vines into Family Gold

By Aime Ndayisenga   Mr. Dieudonne Dusabimana, a 51-year-old farmer and head of a household of nine, resides in Cyanzarwe Sector of Rubavu District, not far from the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). His farm is on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains that straddle the borders …

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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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