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Trax Ghana in collaboration with its donor Self Help Africa (SHA) and technical support from International Potato Centre (CIP) and Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) is promoting the resilient nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) rich in Vitamin A to improve household … Continue reading

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Bringing together Sweet Potato stakeholders for the annual OFSP conference

Trax Ghana aspires to be one of the leading NGOs involved in the promotion of the orange fleshed sweet potato (OFSP). In order to share Trax’s experiences with other stakeholders, Trax organizes its annual OFSP Conference in Bolgatanga. This year’s … Continue reading

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Harvesting Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes: Yields, Soils, and Pests

This week Trax field staff are visiting farmers to observe the harvesting of orange-fleshed sweet potato and weigh the yield. For many of the farmers this was the first time they had grown this variety of sweet potato. Field staff … Continue reading

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Reducing Malnutrition with Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

The Problem: Malnutrition in Ghana Despite national-level poverty reduction in recent years, malnutrition remains high in Ghana. National poverty reduction has largely been in the south, meaning that the prevalence of malnutrition is primarily in Northern Ghana where almost 63% … Continue reading

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