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2019 SPHI Brief 41. Ghana’s KNUST: Equipping the next generation of sweetpotato change maker.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with its partners is repositioning sweetpotato in Ghana’s food economy for health and wealth creation, making it an entrepreneurial hub in Africa. The capacities of participants of its annual Sweetpotato Training of Trainers (ToT) Course dubbed “Everything you need to …

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Provitamin A (PVA) Maize Training of Trainers Training in Iringa, Tanzania


This training report is on the provitamin A (PVA) Maize Training of Trainers (ToT) training held on 28-30 March, 2017, at the Hall Mark Conference Hall, Kihesa, Iringa, Tanzania.. BNFB, through one of its consortium partner, The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and in collaboration with Tanzania Center for …

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Capacity building in the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice: What Participants have to say

Capacity building in the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice

Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice (MLE CoP) started in 2015, with 16 members, drawn from five different organizations. Since then, the membership has grown to 35. The CoP members have diverse backgrounds: agricultural economics, value chains, gender, M&E, public health and agronomy. Its activities and discussions have emphasized …

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Presentation 3: Enhanced Homestead Food Production: Agri-nutrition approaches for lasting change to diets and livelihoods

HKI implements evidenced-based nutrition sensitive programs that integrate agriculture practices with nutrition messaging through the HKI signature program approach known as Enhanced Homestead Food Production (EHFP). EHFP has been adapted and successfully implemented in 10 countries throughout Asia and Africa. The model has been adapted to suit varied contexts including …

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Capacity Building in sweetpotato research

This presentation by Marc and Mercy during the 14th Annual Sweetpotato Breeding meeting covered on the following: Genetic diversity, evolutionary history and epigenetic analysis of the East African highland bananas Analysis of DNA markers (SSR, AFLPs, SNPS) data for a polyploid crop Molecular data Softwares and Statistics packages Use of sequencing …

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