Fernando Alibi: Availing healthy sweetpotato planting material to farmers in Mozambique’s Niassa Province
September 2016: In Choulue locality, Chimbunila district—Mozambique— Fernando Alibi, has finished constructing his net tunnel and is anxiously waiting for vines. He has been growing the orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) […]
By Vivian Atakos Key stakeholders implementing an innovative project on expanding utilization of roots, tubers and bananas and reducing their postharvest losses (RTB-ENDURE) came together for an end […]
Making the connections in the landscape: Harnessing the power of sweetpotato for vulnerable populations
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.
The International Potato Center (CIP) hosted a reception to mark 45 years of research for development, 37 of these being in Africa. The event was held on 9th October 2016, the eve of the 10th triennial Africa Potato Association (APA) conference, at the Elilly Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.