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One on One with Dr. Hans Adu Dapaah, outgoing interim chairman of the SPHI Steering Committee

"The fact that I am no longer the chair does not mean that I have washed my hands off SPHI. Whatever role I can play at the national level, I will do it. I will not relent to speak about it at any forum that I am invited to. If it succeeds, it is to the credit of the entire team and I want to be part of the winning team. So I will play any advocacy role that I can," says the outgoing interim chairman of the SPHI Steering Committee, Dr. Hans Adu Dapaah.

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The 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative meeting takes place in Kigali, Rwanda

Over 100 participants from 14 sub-Saharan countries, and other guests from Europe, Asia, Northern America, and Latin America participated in the 6th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI), which took place from 29 September to 2 October 2015, in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting was opened officially by a representative of the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr. Geraldine Mukeshimana.

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Beyond Yield: End User Preferences

As scientists when breeding we have to ask ourselves the following questions: What is your key target group? What traits meet their needs? How do you assess the preferences of the target group? At what stage in the breeding cycle do you assess preferences? In your program, which variety best …
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Highlights from 3.5 Year of Implementation of SASHA

SASHA

The Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) Project is a 5 year project led by the International Potato Center CIP that will develop the essential capacities, products and methods to reposition sweetpotato in the food economies of Sub-Saharan Africa. It serves as the foundation for the broader …
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Sweetpotato Breeding in Ghana in Partnership with the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Inititiative

This is a poster with summarized information on Sweet potato breeding in Ghana in partnership with the SPHI Project. Sweetpotato is increasingly important in African agriculture for combating food insecurity and malnutrition, particularly vitamin A deficiency. The Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) aims to reposition sweetpotato in African food …
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Sweetpotato Breeding in Ghana in Partnership with the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Inititiative

Sweetpotato is increasingly important in African agriculture for combating food insecurity and malnutrition, particularly vitamin A deficiency. The Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) aims to reposition sweetpotato in African food economies, and improve the lives of 10 million families by 2020. The SPHI works through diverse research and …
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Sweetpotato Breeding Under the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative- SPHI

This is a poster with summarized information on Sweetpotato Breeding under the SPHI Project. Sweetpotato is playing an increasingly important role in African agriculture, combating food insecurity and undernourishment, particularly vitamin A deficiency. The Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) aims to reposition sweetpotato in African food economies, and improve …
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