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Rapid Market Assessment: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies – VISTA

A rapid market assessment was conducted to assess the commercial potential of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in 14 markets located in seven districts in Tanzania. The study sought to estimate the demand and supply, consumption trends and perceptions about OFSP with an aim of designing strategies to position OFSP producers …

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Poster: Nutritious sweetpotato for Niassa; 2013-2015 progress in 8 districts

This poster describes a project aiming to introduce nutritious orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in Niassa. The major observation is that an awareness campaign implementation to train communities in the management of natural resources in order to improve soil fertility, and to use lowland areas more effectively and to link OFSP …

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Unleashing the potential of sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current challenges and way forward

The series of theme papers presented in this working paper were prepared in preparation for a Sweetpotato Challenge Workshop held in July 2008 in Addis Ababa. This workshop brought together experts in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, health, animal feed and marketing from all parts of SSA to engage and …

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