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Poster 4: Situational analysis of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) in Kenya

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and Malnutrition are widespread throughout the developing world. About 44% of pre-school age children in Africa are Vitamin A deficient, preventing them from growing and developing normally. In Kenya, VAD affects 84% of children and 39% of women (particularly pregnant women). Increasing the intake through the …

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Reducing Vitamin A deficiency with orange fleshed sweet potato

This brief describes a project that took place in 4 countries between 2012 – 2015 and worked with 15 radio stations, NGOs, nutrition specialists and national research specialists to develop radio programs focused on OFSP. The programs covered three main topic; production, consumption and nutritional knowledge. The project took place …

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