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International Potato Center represented at the United Nations’ celebrations in Tamale, Ghana

Tamale Ghana – 24 October 2017 In 1948, the UN General Assembly declared October 24 the anniversary of the Charter of the UN, as a day to be devoted to making known to the people of the world the aims and achievements of the UN and gain their support for its work. The United Nations …

Tanzania can Reduce Vitamin A Deficiency by Promoting Production and Consumption of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato

Tanzania can reduce vitamin A deficiencies by promoting including low birth weight, stunting, being underweight, wasting, vitamin A deficiency (VAD), iodine deficiency disorders, and anemia. Addressing malnutrition problems results in significant economic and social benefits as it reduces morbidity and mortality leading to resource savings in healthcare, improved education outcomes, enhanced productivity and increased incomes.

The 2017 SPHI Exhibition Booths

SPHI 2017 Exhibition Booths We had such great fun at the SPHI 2017 exhibition session at the Milimani Mall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Sunday the 24th of September. We all got to learn more about orange-fleshed sweetpotato and got to interact with the private sector folks based in Tanzania.

Redefining hope for the future of the less fortune

It is a shock that at present, we still have families who hardly find it possible to have even one meal in a day.  Claudine Mukandoli, a mother of three children is one of those. Living in Musanze District, she explained how difficult it has been for her to put food on the table due …

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