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A success story of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute in Nigeria

This brochure is about the work that Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) with the help of International Potato Center (CIP) through the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project and Helen Keller International (HKI) have done to promote orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP). ARMTI, which is a parastatal organization under the …
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Combating hidden hunger through nutritious food baskets

The Building Nutritious Food Baskets: Scaling up Biofortified Crops for Nutrition Security seeks to reduce hidden hunger by catalyzing sustainable investment for the production and utilization of biofortified crops (Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP); vitamin A (yellow) cassava, vitamin A (orange) maize and high iron/zinc beans) at scale. The project is implemented …
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Ukweli kuhusu Urutubishaji kibiolojia

Urutubishaji kibiolojia ni mchakato wa kuboresha lishe kwa kuongeza kiwango cha wingi wa vitamini na madini katika mazao ya chakula kwa kutumia njia za kawaida za uzalishaji vipando au mbegu zilizoboreshwa kupitia utafiti; utunzaji mazao shambani au matumizi ya bioteknolojia. Mifano ya vitamini na madini ambayo yanaweza kuongezwa kwa kutumia …
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Facts on Biofortification

Biofortification is the process of increasing nutritional value of food crops by increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop through either conventional plant breeding; agronomic practices or biotechnology.       Examples of these vitamins and minerals that can be increased through biofortification include provitamin A Carotenoids, …
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Vipando Vinne Vya Viazi Lishe Marando ya Dhahabu

Mashamba ya kuzalishia marando ya viazi lishe yaliyopo katika kijiji cha Ilindi ni yenye kuvutia na kutia hamasa. Mashamba hayo yanaangaliwa na wazalishaji wa viazi lishe waliojitoa kwa nia moja na wanaotumia umwagiliaji kutoka katika ziwa la karibu la Manyara. Ukaribu wa mashamba na ziwa unafanya kina cha maji kiwe …
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Value Chain Analysis for Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato in Malawi

Sweetpotato remains a very important calorific and economic value chain commodity for the majority of Malawian farmers. While there have been efforts to improve productivity through the introduction of improved varieties, a big gap exists in knowledge of the value chain characteristics and linkages. Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) remains an obscure …
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Championing Change – Using Champions to Promote Better Nutrition in Rural Tanzania

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided …
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