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SASHA Brief 2015: Rwanda Sweetpotato Super Foods Market Chains that Work for Women and for the Poor

This flyer outlines the findings of the Rwanda Sweetpotato Super Foods  Project, which sought to build an effective public-private sector partnership, and to investigate whether sweetpotato processed products are profitable and acceptable to urban consumers. The project was implemented in four districts in Rwanda (Rulindo, Gakenke, Muhanga and Kamonyi). 
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Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security

Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security is a comprehensive examination of the fastest expanding food crops in sub-Saharan Africa. Potato and sweetpotato are two of the most important crop plants in the world, and of increasing prominence in sub-Saharan Africa. Expanding faster …
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Presentation: With orange-fleshed sweetpotato, CRS and partners are improving the living conditions of vulnerable populations

Catholic Relief services (CRS) was established in 1960 in Rwanda. A key objective was to introduce and support various initiatives aimed at improving food security and nutrition and reducing poverty among vulnerable rural poor. This presentation documents CRS integrated approach combining interventions related to agriculture, nutrition, hygiene and sanitation, and economic …
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Sweetpotato Processing and Recipes – Uganda

Although sweetpotato is mainly consumed as fresh boiled roots, in some parts of East Africa it is traditionally processed into dried chips and/or flour to preserve the roots for household food security and to a lesser extent for sale in rural markets and of late to flour millers in urban …
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Growing orange-fleshed sweetpotato for a healthy diet: A supplementary learners’ resource book for upper primary schools

This learning resource about orange-fleshed sweetpotato for pupils in upper primary schools (primary levels 5–7) was designed to supplement the teaching of topics in the agriculture, integrated science and related curricula. It is not a pupil’s book in the real sense, but rather an innovative invitation by the teachers for …
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Sweetpotato in South Asia: Post-harvest handling, Processing, Storage and Use

This publication contains workshop proceedings on analytical trends in post-harvest handling, storage, and utilization of sweetpotato (SP). SP has considerable importance at farm level, as untapped potential for food, feed and industrial uses. Achieving this potential calls for better understanding of consumer needs including production pattern, current storage, processing and utilization practices. …
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