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Farmers encouraged to explore economic potential of sweet potato

Farmers encouraged to explore economic potential of sweet potato Farmers and other stakeholders are being encouraged to explore the business potential of sweet potato along its value chain. Besides its rich in Vitamin A content, potato is said to have other benefits which remain unutilised. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science …

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Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato TOT course held in Burkina Faso

The second edition of the Training of Trainers’ (TOT) course titled “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato” was held from 19 to 28 January 2017 in Pacific Hotel, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Seventeen participants from Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire and Togo attended the course. Three of them were …

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Annonce cours 2017 sur Tout ce Que Vous Avez Toujours Voulu Savoir a Propos de la Patate Douce

Annonce cours 2017

Le Centre International de la Pomme de Terre (CIP) et le projet “Promotion de la Patate Douce à Chair Orange en Afrique de l’Ouest à Travers des Marchés Diversifiés mis en Œuvre au Burkina Faso par l’INERA et iDE (mais aussi au Ghana et au Nigeria) organise à Bobo Dioulasso …

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Nane Annan’s passion for sweetpotato brings agricultural gold to Ghana

Kofi Annan, Nane Annan

On August 15 2016, Mrs. Nane Lagergren and her husband, Kofi Annan spent a day learning about and advocating for the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) in Ghana’s Volta Region.   The visit, organized by CIP’s Ghana office, included stops at a bakery which produces Golden Bread from vitamin-A-rich …

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