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Tag Archives: Rwanda


Want to know a secret? Nobody really makes it on their own, at some point it all comes back to the relationships we make that open the right doors. In every success story there’s likely to be someone that opened a doorway through which that success was found.   On …

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SASHA Brief 2013: Gender dimensions of sweetpotato production and consumption in Rwanda

This brief discuss gender dimensions in sweetpotato production. case study Rwanda. Brielfy, the Rwanda Super Foods Project sought to assess the relative efficiency of sweetpotato product value chains and their potential to increase farmer income and equity. Overall observation is that in many countries, when a crop is commercialized, men become …

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SASHA Brief 2013: Rwanda sweetpotato super foods market chains that work for women and for the poor

Rwanda is one of densely populated countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with this numbers expected to double by 2020. Urbanization is also increasing leading to growing demand of more processed, faster cooking foods such as wheat products than their rural counterparts. Some of these processed products are relatively expensive and their …

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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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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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SPHI Brief 2015: Scaling Up Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) in Rwanda

The SUSTAIN project aims to reach at least 60,000 direct smallholder beneficiaries and 250,000 indirect beneficiaries in four districts in Rwanda by 2018 with improved varieties and appropriate nutrition information and counseling for caregivers of infants and young children. This flyer outlines the progress made towards this objective between June …

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