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Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda: Final Report January–December 2013

During this reporting period, the promising OSP clones in on-farm and on-station trials; SPK004/2006/1136 and NASPOT7/2006/292 were released by the Variety release Committee as NASPOT 12 O (Namulonge Sweetpotato 12 orange) and NASPOT 13 O, respectively. CIP in collaboration with NaCRRI planted 55 on-farm trials with six OSP clones, Ejumula(OP)2012/3, …

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Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda: Quarterly Report July–September 2013

During this reporting period, MAK has continued conserving in vitro plantlets of three OSP varieties (Kabode, Vita and Ejumula) as backup for NaCRRI and BioCrops. BioCrops has since January 2013 delivered 33,200 vines (13,600 of Ejumula, 11,600 of Kabode and 8,000 of Vita) to CIP and vine multipliers. CIP in …

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Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda: Midterm Report January–June 2013

During this reporting period, the International Potato Center (CIP) supplied 30 (10- Vita and 20- Kabode) cleaned up (virus free plantlets) to the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI). Makerere University (MAK) is conserving in vitro plantlets of three orange sweetpotato (OSP) varieties (Kabode, Vita and Ejumula) as backup for …

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Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda: Quarterly Report January – March 2013

This is the second year of the project, “Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda,” (BIOFORT Uganda). BIOFORT Uganda is a 5 year project with annual contracts to partners. The project is implemented by five partners, the International Potato Center (CIP), HarvestPlus, Makerere University, Department of Agricultural Production, College of …

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Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda: CIP/HarvestPlus mid-term report 2012

This is the first year of the project, “Delivering and Disseminating Biofortified Crops in Uganda,” which started in January 2012. The project is implemented by partners the International Potato Center (CIP), HarvestPlus, Makerere University, Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (MAK), the National Crops Resources Research …

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Presentation 22: Innovation and development through transformation of gender norms in agriculture and natural resource management: the case of Ntove, Uganda

A case study were conducted in Ntove, Mukono district, Uganda to determine how gender norms and agency affect the capacity to innovate and adopt  a  technology like Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) across different contexts.  The study was part of a global CGIAR undertaking which sought to understand the interactions between …

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Presentation 19: Re-thinking business models for inclusion of women and youths in sweetpotato value chain

The inclusion of women and youths in sweetpotato value chain is ideal as it seals the gender disparity in labor markets, and its results to increased house hold income and family wellbeing. The value chain concept is reported in this presentation for case studies conducted in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania.

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