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EVIDENCE REPORT No 127: Reducing Hunger and Undernutrition

This case study examines the outcomes if interventions in Tanzania that have promoted the production and consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) – a biofortified crop with the objective of reducing vitamin A deficiencies. The report contributes to policy efforts to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture by providing lessons for the introduction …
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Together we are stronger – contemporary Ujamaa in North Western Tanzania

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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Simple answers for complex problems: Contact Points as a Tool for Enhancing Market Linkages in the OFSP value chain

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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Seeds of Change: A shining investment for smallholder farmers in Ugunja and Gem sub-counties in Kenya

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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How a simple cooking lesson can change lives: The role of communication for behaviour change in enhancing the uptake and adoption of OFSP in Uganda’s Acholi subregion

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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How a pioneering OFSP Loan Product helps the OFSP business expand in Siaya

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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An OFSP Success Story in Sofala, Mozambique

When you talk about Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) with farmers and pro- ducers in the Sofala region of Mozambique the name José N’teia is sure to come up.  
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