A globally important food crop as well as a staple at every* American Thanksgiving table, Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) has widely recognized potential to alleviate hunger, vitamin A deficiency, and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Biofortification with pro-vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in SSA has led to millions of Africans being spared the devastating effects of vitamin A deficiency, a main cause of illness, blindness…
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May 17-19. Registration, $90 for non-members and $65 for SLSA members, is available online at southernlaborstudies.org. Several events will be free and open to the public. Attendees from around the U.S., England, Northern Ireland and India will discuss the past and present of labor and working-class history in the U.S. South. Panels, workshops, roundtables and keynotes will discuss many subjects including mining, farming, food processing,…
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Tate Student Center – Reception Hall Image: corner of Muhammad Ali Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther KIng, Jr., Boulevard in Newark, NJ, via Creative Commons attribution.