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Poster 9: The Impact of nutrition behavior change interventions on OFSP knowledge and consumption in Rwanda

Authors: Rachael Cox, Kirimi Sindi, Robert Ackatia-Armah, Valentine Uwase, Francine Uwera, Jean Claude Nshimiyimana, and Luka Wanjohi   The theory of change guiding the Feed the Future Rwanda Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato for Income and Nutrition Activity associates the increased consumption of OFSP and improvements in other nutrition indicators with various …
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SPHI Brief 2016: Scaling Up Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) in Rwanda

The SUSTAIN project aims to reach at least 60,000 direct smallholder beneficiaries and 250,000 indirect beneficiaries in four districts in Rwanda by 2018 with improved varieties and appropriate nutrition information and counseling for caregivers of infants and young children. This flyer outlines the progress made towards this objective between June …
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One storm can change everything

Everybody knows that agriculture heavily relies on weather and that a single storm can change the entire growing season. Drought can be devastating. This year’s drought has been a particularly severe one. That, my friends, is why farmers complain so much about the weather! As we get close to the …

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Gender sensitive sweetpotato production matters to be discussed at the 2016 APA Conference

 Temesgen Bocher works at the International Potato Center. At the 2016 African Potato Association Triennial Conference, he will make an oral presentation on targeting the marginalized, especially women in Rwanda, for profit efficiency by increasing knowledge and good management practices in sweetpotato farming. Why does it matter?     Rwanda …

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