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SPHI Brief 17: Commercialization of Orange-fleshed sweetpotato products in Malawi

The international Potato Center (CIP) is promoting Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) production, consumption and marketing as an easily accessible source of vitamin A to tackle to vitamin A deficiency (VAD) especially among under five children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Malawi. CIP has advanced its partnership with public and private …
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Presentation 15: Commercializing quality planting material: A Case of Sweetpotato in Kenya

Srinivasulu Rajendran, International Potato Center (CIP), Regional Research Agricultural Economist, srini.rajendran@cgiar.org, +254-701281551 Margaret McEwan, International Potato Center (CIP), Senior Project Manager, M.McEwan@cgiar.org, +254-733681155 Elizabeth Ngundo, International Potato Center (CIP), Technical Assistant, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), lizngundo@kephis.org, +254-722845895   Abstract   Sweetpotato is a major food crop in Eastern …
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Presentation: Seed Farmer Market Consumer, SeFaMaCo

Antony Masinde explained the SeFaMaCo model that is meant to connect the players from the seed level to the farmer, market and consumer level. He outlined the progress made by the project, which is entitled ‘Integrated value chain development and smallholder farmer commercialization of banana and sweetpotato for Tanzania, Uganda …
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