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Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative: Status of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: September 2019

This was the 5th year of the Status of Sweetpotato in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) annual report, which corresponds to the fifth year of the second phase of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), from July 2018 through June 2019. First, the report uses FAO data through 2017 (most …
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Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative: Status of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: September 2019

This was the 5th year of the Status of Sweetpotato in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) annual report, which corresponds to the fifth year of the second phase of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), from July 2018 through June 2019. First, the report uses FAO data through 2017 (most …
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SASHA Brief 01: Breeding in Africa for Africa

In 2017/2018, experimental results at CIP-Headquarters showed genetic gains for root yield of between 70% and 118% over the baseline breeding populations selected for wide adaptation, earliness, high iron content, and non-sweetness. In Uganda, based on the performance of 1,600 crosses for three seasons (2016-2017), 48 cross combinations were identified …
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