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2016 - Quarter Four Newsletter
31st January 2017
Catch up on program news with the latest edition of the CCRP Quarterly Newsletter.The Southern Africa Community of Practice is featured and Dr. Batamaka Somé is introduced as the new Regional Representative for the West Africa Community of Practice.
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McKnight Case Study Explores Two Decades of Triumphs and Pitfalls for CCRP Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Projects
24th January 2017
Available now: “From Breeding to Nutrition: Orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in farming and food systems of Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. A case study of projects commissioned by the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program, 1994-2014.” By Anja Christinck, Marthe Diarra Doka,...
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Featured Project

The Chopcca communities are a Quechua-speaking indigenous group located in the highlands (3500-4500 meters above sea level ) around Huancavelica, Peru. Chopcca communities farm at high altitudes and are susceptible to frost that can wipe out the majority of a harvest in one night. The staple crop in the region is native potato.