Making the connections in the landscape: Harnessing the power of sweetpotato for vulnerable populations

November 21, 2016 By Vivian Atakos

The International Potato Center (CIP) led by World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Maria Andrade officially launched the global Climate Resilience through Sweetpotato (CReSP) initiative. The goal of CReSP is to fully utilize the potential of sweetpotato for improving nutrition security and livelihoods of vulnerable populations in the face of climate change.

Food Production Techniques, Emerging Technologies Support Rural Women’s Gains

October 17, 2016 By Amy Rogers Nazarov

Thoughts on the observation of International Rural Women’s Day — For centuries “women [have worked] hard to improve the lives of their families and communities through agriculture,” Mudege said. “They need access to markets and access to knowledge and finance to establish viable small-scale rural enterprises to create employment for themselves, as well as generate incomes. As a result, it is not what women can do but what can be done to add value to the efforts that women are already making.”

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