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Presentation 14: Value chain analysis for Orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Malawi

Sweetpotato remains a very important calorific and economic value chain commodity for the majority of Malawian farmers. While there have been efforts to improve productivity through the introduction of improved varieties, a big gap exists in knowledge of the value chain characteristics and linkages. Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) remains an obscure …

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SASHA Brief 2011: Exploiting sweetpotato as an animal feed in East Africa

East Africa has the highest per capita consumption of livestock products than any other sub-Saharan Africa region. High livestock population is pressurizing the competition for grains between use as food or as livestock feed. The problem is further compounded by a lack of quality feed year-round, with major shortages during …

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