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Presentation: Factors affecting women’s participation in sweetpotato markets for vines, fresh roots and processed products in Malawi

This paper examines the commercialization of sweetpotato vines, sweet potato fresh root markets and marketing of sweet potato processed products in Malawi from a gender perspective. The purpose is to understand gender related opportunities and obstacles related to taking advantage of potential gains from commercialization of the sweet potato chain …
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Presentation: Performance of the OFSP chain in Mukono District, Uganda

Sweetpotato (Ipomeabatatas. (L.) Lam.) is a versatile nutritious crop widely grown by smallholder farmers in Uganda. The Orange-fleshed varieties (OFSP) are an important cheap source of beta carotene, a Vitamin A precursor which can combat Vitamin A Deficiency. A number of initiatives have thus been made to popularize its production …
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sweetpotato TOT Manual – Volume 3

This manual contains ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. We hope that it will be useful for those involved in training extensionists and NGO staff at different levels, and that they in turn will train farmers in practical ways that help them to build their problem solving and …
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Gender and Vines: Production, Management and Exchange of Sweetpotato Planting Material Among Smallholders in the Lake Victoria Region, Tanzania

Sweetpotato is the fourth most important crop and the second most important food crop in the Tanzania Lake Victoria region and plays a critical role as a food security crop, e.g. when cereal crops fail. Sweet potato is primarily grown and managed by women and is considered a woman’s crop. …
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