Sara Fajardo

Q&A with Kirimi Sindi

February 17, 2016 By Sara Fajardo

Kirimi Sindi is the CIP country manager overseeing the Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) project in Rwanda. His team is working at making bio-fortified Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) ubiquitous in the Rwandan diet. He shares some of the strategies they’re employing to meet their goal of reaching more than a quarter million people in the lifespan of the project.

Sweetpotato pioneers present at the Borlaug Dialogue

October 16, 2015 By Sara Fajardo

Bio-fortified Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) features in this year’s 2015 Borlaug Dialogue. On the “Borlaug 101: Fundamentals of Global Food Security” agenda are three of the International Potato Center’s (CIP) own OFSP pioneers: Jan Low, Maria Andrade, and Robert Mwanga. Collectively this team helped place bio-fortified OFSP on the nutritional forefront as a means of addressing hidden hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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