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2019 SPHI Brief 29. Scaling sweetpotato-led interventions to improve smallholders’ nutrition and food security in Tigray Region, Ethiopia.

1 million vines have been distributed to 1,072 households in Tigray region of Ethiopia. The capacity of extension service delivery partners (agriculture and health extension), model farmers, and women development team leaders for sustainable production of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) was strengthened. Additionally, 457 trainers including extension officers, model farmers and other officials from the bureaus of health and agriculture were trained in various aspects on OFSP agronomy, post-harvest handling, processing, and marketing.

Authors: Haile Tesfaye

Subjects: Food security, Nutrition, Sweetpotatoes, Sweetpotato agri-food systems

Pages: 2

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: August 31, 2019

Identifier: https://hdl.handle.net/10568/105946

Rights: Open access: CC-BY-4.0

Keywords: 2019 SPHI Brief 29, Ethiopia, Food security, Nutrition

HOW TO CITE

International Potato Center. 2019. SPHI Brief 29. Scaling sweetpotato-led interventions to improve smallholders’ nutrition and food security in Tigray Region, Ethiopia. CIP. 2 p.