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Tag Archives: Vine multiplication

2019 SASHA Brief 14. What motivates vine multipliers to continue once project support has ended? A case study from the Lake Zone, Tanzania.

In the Lake Zone, Tanzania, between 2009-2012, 88 decentralized vine multipliers (DVMs) were established by the Marando Bora project. Five years later, the follow up study traced 81 of the DVMs. 40% of the DVMs had sold planting material of Marando Bora varieties in the last year; a further 16% …

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SASHA Brief 14: Financial Feasibility of Sweetpotato Vine Multiplication in Uganda and Tanzania and Implications for Going-to-Scale

The development of an economically feasible and sustainable vine multiplication models and vine distribution channels is critical for obtaining high sweetpotato yields. A study was done in Uganda and Tanzania in early 2018 to identify, one, which of the vine multiplication models in use is the most financially viable; and …

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Effects of leaf stripping and unstripping and holding periods of sweetpotato vine cuttings on establishment and yield of sweetpotato in rainforest agroecological zone of Nigeria

This presentation was made at the SGA review meeting preceding the seventh consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed Systems CoP was held in Mukono, Uganda on 12th June 2017.

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SPHI Brief 2016: Nutritious Orange-Fleshed-Sweetpotato for Niassa, Mozambique

The key aim of the ‘Nutritious Orange-Fleshed-Sweetpotato for Niassa, Mozambique’ project, which began in November 2012, is to improve vitamin A and energy intake for at least 20,000 rural households with women and young children using orange-fleshed sweetpotato focused, food-based approaches that ensure at least 20% of households growing OFSP …

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