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BNFB Biofortification and Biofortified Crops Report for Tanzania

Biofortification is implemented in Tanzania although not across the country. It is adopted as an approach to complement the efforts to reduce micronutrient deficiencies. Biofortification is the process of breeding nutrients into food crops through conventional methods. It provides a sustainable, long-term strategy for delivering micronutrients to rural populations in …
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Annual Progress Report-2017

This has been an incredible year of recognition and celebration of the progress made in biofortification, and for vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in particular. The awarding of the 2016 World Food Prize to three CIP scientists supported by SASHA (Jan Low, Maria Andrade, and Robert Mwanga) and Howdy Bouis, …
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Annual Progress Report-2016

The perfect end to year 2 of SASHA Phase 2 (SASHA2) occurred on 28th June 2016, when Ambassador Kenneth Quinn announced at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State, that CIP scientists Jan Low, Robert Mwanga, and Maria Andrade, along with Howdy Bouis of HarvestPlus, had been selected as …
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Annual Progress Report-2015

SASHA Phase 2 (SASHA2) is building on the successes realized during the first phase of the SASHA (SASHA1) project, with a strategic focus on adaptive research to break the remaining bottlenecks to unleashing the potential of sweetpotato to reduce undernutrition and food insecurity. All sub-grant agreements (SGAs) for year 1 …
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