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SPHI Brief 2016: Africa Rising – Integrating Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Scaling Out in Zambia

With funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CIP, through Africa Rising/International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is scaling up scaling up the dissemination of the OFSP varieties and associated production technologies to reach 8,000 farming households in the Eastern Province of Zambia in the 2015/16 season. Through the scale-up of the integrated agriculture-nutrition-marketing approaches to address VAD, we are using OFSP to contribute towards an overall goal of improving diet diversity, increasing vitamin A intakes, and reducing food insecurity. This is a brief summarizing our progress during the 2015-2016 implementation period.