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Presentation 7: Long term storage of sweetpotato roots to reduce puree supply chain risks

Agri-food supply chains, such as that of the nascent orange-fleshed sweetpotato puree used by a Kenyan supermarket chain for producing bread rich in vitamin A for the rapidly urbanising and nutritionally aware population, face a wide range of risks. Puree processors are affected by the pronounced seasonality of sweetpotato production …

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Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Purée for Bakery Application in Kenya

Bakery Application - Tuskys

Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Puree for Bakery Application in Kenya is a poster presentation done by Temesgen Bocher of Internatioal Potato Center during the Integrated Nutrition Conference held between November 14 and 16, with the focus of responding with the private sector for greater nutrition impact.    Given the current price of sweetpotato …

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Gender sensitive sweetpotato production matters to be discussed at the 2016 APA Conference

 Temesgen Bocher works at the International Potato Center. At the 2016 African Potato Association Triennial Conference, he will make an oral presentation on targeting the marginalized, especially women in Rwanda, for profit efficiency by increasing knowledge and good management practices in sweetpotato farming. Why does it matter?     Rwanda …

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Presentation 12: Stability of β-Carotene in vacuum packed Orange-flesh sweetpotato puree treated with preservatives

Back ground Processing orange fresh sweet potato (OFSP) into puree that can be subsequently incorporated in various food products such as bakery, baby foods offers convenience and add value to the crop. To expand use of OFSP puree in sub-Saharan Africa, a non-expensive storage method that preserve β-Carotene and offer …

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Presentation 6: Use of orange-fleshed sweet potato to produce commercially viable bakery items

The suitability of incorporating the orange fleshed sweet potato puree to commercially produce Wheat based bakery products was investigated. The project was introduced to Tuskys by International Potato Centre (CIP) to expand the use of orange fleshed sweet potato and to enable consumers benefit from the health aspects and also …

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SASHA Brief 2011: Sweetpotato Super Foods in Rwanda market chains that work for women and for the poor

Rwanda has the highest sweetpotato (SP) production per capita in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Its population is expected to double by 2020 as well as rate of urbanization. Urban consumers demand more processed, faster cooking foods than their rural counterparts. On other hand, SP is increasingly important food security crop in …

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CIP makes a presentation of sweetpotato value chain to high level BMZ Delegation at ILRI Campus in Nairobi

On 16 November 2015, a visit by a high level delegation from BMZ, visited ILRI, where Tawanda Muzhingi presented the progress that the International Potato Center (CIP) is doing to address bottlenecks in the sweetpotato value chain in Kenya and efforts to scale up the nutrition benefits of biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP)

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