Interesting Facts about sweetpotatoes! Did you know, for example, that sweet potatoes can be eaten raw as well as mashed, boiled, steamed or roasted? From time to time, I find few things more enjoyable than listening to farmers in Rwanda chat with each other, particularly on how this OFSP has …Read More »
This brief outlines the trends set in implementing orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) project in Angola. This project’s main objective was to initiate a sustainable increase of the economic contribution of the four major vegetatively propagated crops-banana, cassava, sweetpotato, and potato – for improved food security and poverty reduction in the rural …Read More »
SASHA Brief 2014: Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) Phase 2: Continuing to make a difference in sub-Saharan Africa!
This brief gives an overview of sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa SASHA project. Briefly the project started in 2009, with a goal of improving the food security and health of poor families in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by exploiting the untapped potential of sweetpotato. Further, by tackling the …Read More »
Malnutrition is one of the most serious health problems affecting infants, children, and women of reproductive age in Tanzania. Despite progress made, millions of children and women in Tanzania continue to suffer from one or more forms of under-nutrition, including low birth weight, stunting, being underweight, wasting, vitamin A deficiency …Read More »