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Simon Heck | Program Leader | International Potato Center (CIP), Uganda Email s.heck@cgiar.org Phone +256 312 266250 | Mobile +256 754 736230; +254 700 173734 Skype simon.heck www.cipotato.org www.rtb.cgiar.org

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Where We Work

SUSTAIN is implemented in the Eastern and Southern African regions; specifically, in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Rwanda, and since 2016 in Bangladesh.

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Our Objectives

SUSTAIN is a 5-year programme (2013-2018) which works to enhance nutrition and food security of women and young children in East and Southern Africa, through integrated agriculture and nutrition interventions utilizing OFSP. The programme has set out to reach at least 1.2 million farming households with children under 5 years …

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The Problem

In many African and South Asian countries, Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is considered a major public health problem, affecting almost a quarter of the population, and one that requires appropriate nutrition interventions. VAD causes morbidity, poor cognitive development, nutritional blindness, reduced immunity, and in some cases, death in children especially …

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Where We Work

TAAT OFSP COMPACT is in 12 countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, DR Congo, Cameroon, Madagascar and Burkina Faso

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Our Contacts

Kirimi Sindi, Ph.D TAAT OFSP COMPACT Coordinator International Potato Center Kacyiru Road St. 563, Plot No. 1490- Gasabo District Kigali, Rwanda,  +250787113357, +250733113357 +254718104066 k.sindi@cgiar.org   Daniel M Mbogo TAAT OFSP COMPACT  Value chain Technology Transfer Officer International Potato Center (CIP) ILRI Campus, Old Naivasha Road P.O. Box 25171 – …

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Our Objectives

Objective 1:  Increased productivity and production of OFSP among smallholder and large-scale farmers; Objective 2: Improved incomes from sale of fresh OFSP roots and processed OSFP products, and from employment generated along the value chain; and Objective 3: Improved incomes from production and utilization of sweetpotato-based silage to support small …

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