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Presentation 3: SPHI indicators and data collection

This presentation, made during the 2017 MLE CoP annual meeting, presents the core SPHI indicators. It also highlights some of the difficulties faced in harmonizing data collection metrics and tools, and emphasizes how the development and implementation of the M&E manual is intended to address these difficulties.    
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Early Generation Seed Production – Can public sector institutions and NARIs shift to a business orientation?

George Momanyi emphasizes a point during the panel discussion (A. Ndayisenga)

During this year’s annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative meeting in Ethiopia, we held a panel discussion with senior managers of institutions engaged in sweetpotato pre-basic seed production participated. Here are three fascinating insights I gained from George Momanyi from the Kenya Plant Health Inspection Service (KEPHIS) and Stella …

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Rooting Out Hunger In Malawi With Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato: Phase 1 Achievements (1st October 2009 to 30th April 2014)

By the end of the 4.5 year Phase 1 of the Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) project over 190,000 households received OFSP planting material through a multiple partner approach. OFSP is being fully integrated into the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) effort to combat malnutrition at the …
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Achievements and Lessons Learned from PHASE I of Rooting out Hunger in Malawi (1st Oct 2009 – April 2014)

This presentation by Putri Erna Abidin & team is on the conceptual framework for Rooting out Hunger project which was based on OFSP-led food-based approach, which had 3 linked pillars: 1. Linking agriculture 2. Nutrition 3. Marketing. The colorful, picture-based presentation was done at the 5th annual technical meeting, SPHI-SASHA …
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Breaking postharvest bottlenecks: Long-term sweetpotato storage in adverse climates

This colorful presentation by Erna Abidin and the CIP, CRS, Mzuzu-CADECOM team in Malawi is about the progress on Phase 1 of the project ‘Rooting out hunger in Malawi with OFSP’. It covers the strategic plans, the trial set up and data collection during the period of the project. The …
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