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Advocacy Retreat Report Nigeria

The Retreat was held at Dunoma Plaza Hotel, Lafia Nasarawa State from 3rd – 5th October, 2012. The retreat was declared opened by the Nasarawa State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources – Alh. Yahaya O. Ibrahim. Present also were the Country Director of Helen Keller International, Abuja, …
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Revitalizing a platform for regional Advocacy on Vitamin A in Africa: Final Report

One of the key debates within the stakeholders in this workshop was the scope and focus of a new platform. Like RAC, the previous VITAA platform grew from the activities that had started up around breeding staple crops of choice to increase micronutrient levels that could increase blood serum micronutrient …
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A Situation Analysis of Nutrition And Food Security Policies Among Regional and Sub-regional Organizations In Sub-saharan Africa

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project started in June 2011, and is being implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP), with Helen Keller International (HKI) as a major partner. RAC is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. RAC has three key goals: Mobilization of at least $18 …
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Nigeria. Agronomy annual report 2013

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June 2012 to May 30th 2013). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in 28 locations in 4 states (Benue, Nasarawa/FCT, Kaduna and Kwara) as a first step in the official release …
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Topic 12: Strengthening public-private partnerships for enhanced vine marketing

Summary of the 12th SSS-CoP online discussion: Strengthening public-private partnerships for enhanced vine marketing.
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Topic13: Fast-tracking development of sweetpotato seed standards and inspection schemes

Summary of the 13th SSS-CoP online discussion: Fast-tracking seed standards and inspection schemes.
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Report: Capacity Development for Geita Farmers on Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Processing and Handling

This report highlights the Training of Trainers meeting conducted in Nungwe Village. The topics covered include what is orange fleshed sweetpotato and its benefits in human health. Sweetpotato handling, processing which include good packaging, preparatio of OFSP products in different products e.g. michembe, doughnuts, cake, chinchin, buns, biscuits, juice, jam, …
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