International Potato Center (CIP) has organized the event “Potato and Sweetpotato production in Tajikistan – Trends and Opportunities”, within the project “Potato Production Support and Research to Improve Food Security in Khatlon – Phase II”, implementing by CIP with USAID support. The event had been hold in September 5, 2019 in Dushanbe. 42 participants attended
The International Potato Center (CIP) organized a recent festival in Dushanbe, Tajikistan to raise awareness of orange-fleshed sweetpotato’s potential for reducing hunger and malnutrition in that country. Orange-fleshed sweetpotato is a resilient, quick-growing crop packed with calories and beta-carotene, which the body turns into vitamin A. It has played a central role in initiatives to
As part of an International Potato Center (CIP) initiative to get more Tajikistanis growing and eating sweetpotato, a team led by Dr. Rusudan Mdivani, CIP regional leader for Central Asia and the Caucasus, and Mukhiddindzhon Nurmatov, project management specialist with the USAID Central Asia Economic Growth office, visited school #11 in Vakhsh, Khatlon district, Tajikistan.
Sweetpotato farmers started vine production at own OFSP nurseries
CIP together with FTF partner THNA project inmpelemted by IntraHealth, has started implementation of an education modules as part of SUPW (Socially Useful Productive Work) in schools of in Khatlon province. Two Nutrition Gardens have been established at two schools in May 29-30, 2018. The demonstration plots of sweetpotato production have been established in school
May 28-31, 2018. Asia Sweetpotato Breeders and Seed System Meeting. Thiruvananthruram, India during May 28-31. Results of sweetpotato production in Tajikistan have been presented on the Asia Sweetpotato Breeders and Seed System Meeting, which was organized in Thiruvananthruram, India during May 28-31. Up to 40 participants, scientists as well as business sector representatives from eight
May 14, 2018. Donor’s representatives visited project implementation sites: Liam Garvey, Acquisition and Assistance Specialist, USAID/Central Asia, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Mukhiddindzhon Nurmatov, Project Management Specialist/Economic Growth Office, USAID/Central Asia, Dushanbe, Tajikistan and Farrukh Shoimardonov, Chief of the Party, WEEP NABWT. The project’s national consultant Makhmadzamon Sulangov accompanied guest on field visit. The potato commercial production field
Sweetpotato vine production started under greenhouse condition at Ahmad Zoirov’s sweetpotato nursery, Kushoniyon district, Djamoat Mekhnatobod, Demo Guliston (37°44’26.9″N 68°48’36.0″E), Khatlon Province. 5242 sweetpotato vines of eight CIP SP clones and locally used variety (as a control) have been produced in April 15, 2018. Plants planted into small cups with special substrate and put under greenhouse