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Report: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative SPHI) meeting, 2015

The 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative SPHI) meeting took place from 29 September and 1 October 2015 in Kigali Rwanda.  The theme of the 2015 meeting was ‘Together, 10 million by 2020’. This refers to the overall goal of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative which …
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Making Sweet Potato Chips and Flour

Sweet potato is a popular food in many parts of Eastern Africa. It is drought resistant, hardy and can grow in marginal areas, thus contributing to improved food security. The young leaves and vines can be consumed as vegetables or fed to livestock. The orange-fleshed sweet potato variety has high …
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Training Manual on Marketing and Product Development for Extension Workers

  This is a marketing and products development training manual sweetpotato extension workers. It starts with marketing mix specifically the 5P’s and how they connect, farming as business is highlighted as key aspect for farmers to exercise farming with revenue/returns. Postharvest handling is mentioned for proper produce management and concludes …
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The Delegation of EU Ambassador visits SUSTAIN Rwanda, sweetpotato activities in Rulindo and Gakenke districts

EU Ambassador and the Gakenke Vice Mayor cut a celebration sweetpotato cake during their visit to the SUSTAIN project processing unit in the district

On 30th of November 2015, CIP-Rwanda organized a trip for three guests from the Delegation of European Union to visit the International Potato Center’s (CIP) Scaling up Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN Rwanda) project funded by the United Kingdom government department responsible for administering overseas aid, UKAID,  a member …

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Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce – Volume 5

Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce. Manuel de FDF pour le projet Atteindre les Agents du Changement. Thème 8: Récolte et Gestion Post-Récolte. Les dommages physiques causés au cours de la récolte et du transport peuvent réduire la durée de conservation et la …
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Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu – Juzuu ya 5

Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu Kitabu cha mafunzo kwa wakufunzi cha mradi wa kuwafikia wadau wa Mabadiliko. Juzuu ya 5. Mada ya 8: Usimamizi wakati wa mavuno na baada ya mavuno. Uharibifu unaosababishwa wakati wa mavuno na usafirishaji unaweza kupunguza uwezo wa kukaa muda mrefu bila kuharibika na thamani ya viazi …
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Scaling up of marketing, processing and utilization of vitamin A-rich sweetpotato varieties Proceedings of CoP meeting held in Qaribu, Inn Nairobi 20-21 May 2015

The Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice (CoP) met on 20 and 21 May 2015 in Qaribu Inn in Nairobi, to discuss how to scale up marketing, processing and utilization of vitamin-A rich sweetpotato varieties. The CoP brings together professionals working on all levels of the sweetpotato value chain, …
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sweetpotato TOT Manual – Volume 5

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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SPHI Brief 2015: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Mozambique project

 The Viable Sweetpotato Technology in Africa (VISTA) is a three-year project which began in October 2014 and aims to contribute to improved nutrition, food security and incomes among smallholder farming families through increased production and better utilization of nutritious OFSP varieties, especially by those most at risk of VAD: children …
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