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A new video teaches farmers how to make and store sweetpotato silage for their dairy animals

9 June 2017, Nairobi – The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has launched an instructional video that teaches dairy farmers how to make sweetpotato vine silage. The video titled ‘Sweetpotato Vine Silage:  An instructional video for dairy farmers’ was developed by the Mazingira Centre —an environmental research and education facility—based …

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Uandalizi wa chakula cha ng’ombe wa maziwa kwa njia ya silage

This is an instructional video on how to prepare sweetpotato vine silage for dairy feeding. It was produced under a project in Kenya by ILRI’s Mazingira Centre on Innovative Feeding Approaches for Dairy Farmers, implemented under a Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) program funded by the German Corporation for International Cooperation …

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Sweet potato silage for better dairy feeding and feed management

This is an instructional video on how to prepare sweet potato vine silage for dairy feeding. It was produced under a project in Kenya by ILRI’s Mazingira Centre on Innovative Feeding Approaches for Dairy Farmers, implemented under a Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) program funded by the German Corporation for International …

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Participatory selection of orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties in north and north-east Côte d’Ivoire

Sweetpotato is cultivated in all the regions of Côte d’Ivoire for consumption and as a source of income. Only varieties with white or yellow flesh are grown. Production of nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) is hampered by the lack of genetic resources and planting material. To evaluate and release OFSP varieties, …
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Sweetpotato Community Recipe Book – Ethiopia

This community recipe book, written in English and Amharic, was developed through the support of Irish Aid. It has content about sweetpotato facts and figures, Processing and Utilization and sweetpotato recipes for injera,sweetpotato bread, sweetpotato kocho, sweetpotato donuts, sweetpotato rich cake, sweetpotato dabo kolo, sweetpotato stew, sweetpotato alecha stew, sweetpotato …
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Farmers experiences in promoting sweetpotato production and productivity in Uganda: A case of Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA)

Soroti Sweetpotato Producers and Processors Association (SOSPPA) is community farmer-based initiative. Registered in 2006 as with the objective of integrating farmer training and commercial production vines and roots, and processing. It evolved from Abuket farmer facilitator association which was formed in 2004 by the sweetpotato farmer field school graduates with objective …
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Poster 10: Gender and sweetpotato current marketing practices in Uganda: do women and men have access to lucrative markets?

Mayanja S, Mudege N and Naziri D   A gender baseline household survey was conducted in central and eastern Uganda to assess sweetpotato current postharvest and marketing practices with an aim of identifying gender based constraints that could limit the uptake of and benefıts thereof from technologies and innovations. Data …
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Presentation 3: Quality characteristics of orange fleshed sweetpotato crisps from selected Kenyan varieties

Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is a biofortified root crop with beta carotene, a very important provitamin A carotenoid considered key in combating vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of the current study was to develop fried crisps from popular OFSP varieties (Kakamega and Kabode) and evaluate their quality …
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