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BNFB OFSP Vitamin A FLYER

The flyer highlights the benefits of OFSP which is as a staple food in Nigeria and can serve as an affordable and sustainable source of Vitamin A, especially for vulnerable populations
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Report on bio-fortification and thematic areas of Building Nutritious Food Baskets Project, Nigeria

This situation analysis employed multiple approaches. Data collection was in two phases. The first stage involved a desk review and content analysis of several documents in which preliminary answers to the specific objectives of the situation analysis were identified. The output from that was a report with preliminary conclusions to …
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BNFB Infographic

This is an Info-graphic by the Building Nutritious Food Project which shows the role of Bio-fortification which is the process of increasing nutritional value of food crops by increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop.
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Building Nutritious Food Basket: A Situational Analysis of Regional Investments, Policies, Legislation and Advocacy Efforts on Food-based Approaches to Combating Micronutrient Deficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa: Focus on Biofortification

This situation analysis report provides a snapshot of the regional and subregional policies and frameworks that support biofortification and the organizations implementing various nutritionsensitive initiatives. The report identifies some ongoing initiatives that are relevant to the BNFB mandate and that can be aligned to its activities to facilitate its starting …
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Building Nutritious Food Basket: Regional Advocacy Strategy, 2017 and beyond

BNFB’s regional advocacy strategy aims to use available evidence to influence Africa-wide, regional and subregional decision-makers, planners and donors to adopt and invest in biofortified crops as part of a comprehensive package of strategies to address the main micronutrient deficiencies in the continent. A regional advocacy strategy needs to capitalize …
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Building Nutritious Food Baskets: Communication Plan

This Building Nutrtious Food Baskets communication plan for 2016–2018 provides a road map on how the project will integrate and monitor behavior change communication and promotion, awareness creation and advocacy activities for the biofortified crops during its implementation. The plan outlines the details on the various BNFB communication products, target …
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An integrated advocacy and capacity strengthening approach

BNFB helped incentivize and build the capacity of national and community supportive agencies including training institutions, non-governmental organizations, seed companies and agro-processing companies as well as individuals. In total, 577 (263 female) change agents (283 Nigerians and 294 Tanzanians) have been equipped with the capacity to design and implement gender …
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BNFB FLYER – HOLISTIC APPROACH

Almost a quarter of the people in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from micronutrient malnutrition or ‘hidden hunger.’ This problem disproportionately affects women of reproductive age, infants, and young children, many of whom suffer deficiencies of essential micronutrients such as vitamin A, iron and zinc. Micronutrient malnutrition results in several health problems …
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BNFB Flyer- Ukweli kuhusu Urutubishaji kibiolojia.

Urutubishaji kibiolojia ni mchakato wa kuboresha lishe kwa kuongeza kiwango cha wingi wa vitamini na madini katika mazao ya chakula kwa kutumia njia za kawaida za uzalishaji vipando au mbegu zilizoboreshwa kupitia utafiti; utunzaji mazao shambani au matumizi ya bioteknolojia. Urutubishaji kibailojia wa mazao ya chakula ni miongoni mwa afua …
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