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Towards Upscaling Sweetpotato Seed Production and Delivery of Quality Planting Material in Sub-Saharan Africa: Report of the 7th Consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed Systems CoP

The 7th Sweetpotato Seed Systems Community of Practice Consultation was held from 13th to 14th June in Colline Hotel, Mukono Uganda. The theme of the meeting was Towards Upscaling Sweetpotato Seed Production and Delivery of Quality Planting Material in Sub-Saharan Africa. The meeting was attended by 62 participants from 11 …
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Towards Upscaling Sweetpotato Seed Production and Delivery of Quality Planting Material in Sub-Saharan Africa

The 7th Sweetpotato Seed Systems Community of Practice Consultation was held from 13th to 14th June in Colline Hotel, Mukono Uganda. The theme of the meeting was Towards Upscaling Sweetpotato Seed Production and Delivery of Quality Planting Material in Sub-Saharan Africa. The meeting was attended by 62 participants from 11 …
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Formative Gender Evaluation: Technical Report on the Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa – Tanzania project

This report is based on a qualitative formative gender evaluation of the Viable Sweetpotato Technologies for Africa (VISTA) Tanzania project implemented in seven districts in the Mbeya, Iringa and Morogoro regions, which are part of USAID’s (United States Agency for International Development) Feed the Future zone of influence. VISTA Tanzania …
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Advocacy Retreat Report Nigeria

The Retreat was held at Dunoma Plaza Hotel, Lafia Nasarawa State from 3rd – 5th October, 2012. The retreat was declared opened by the Nasarawa State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources – Alh. Yahaya O. Ibrahim. Present also were the Country Director of Helen Keller International, Abuja, …
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Final Report of the VITAA Platform Meeting Held in Nairobi- January 2013

One of the key debates within the stakeholders in this workshop was the scope and focus of a new platform. Like RAC, the previous VITAA platform grew from the activities that had started up around breeding staple crops of choice to increase micronutrient levels that could increase blood serum micronutrient …
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A Situation Analysis of Nutrition And Food Security Policies Among Regional and Sub-regional Organizations In Sub-saharan Africa

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project started in June 2011, and is being implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP), with Helen Keller International (HKI) as a major partner. RAC is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. RAC has three key goals: Mobilization of at least $18 …
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Nigeria. Agronomy annual report 2013

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June 2012 to May 30th 2013). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in 28 locations in 4 states (Benue, Nasarawa/FCT, Kaduna and Kwara) as a first step in the official release …
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