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Tag Archives: Diet diversifiication

Presentation 4: OFSP Adoption Improved Dietary Quality: Evidence From Woman and Children In Western Kenya

Micronutrient malnutrition affects millions of people in developing countries, especially vitamin A deficiency is a major health problem in Africa, and it affects the normal growth, vision, and immune system of children, and reduces the labor productivity of the countries. Linking nutrition with the adoption of OFSP increases the intake …

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SPHI Brief 2015: Integrating Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato in Zambia – Oct 2011- Sept 2015

This flyer is a summary of the objectives, achievements, lessons learnt and future plans of a four year project that aimed to improve vitamin A and energy intake for at least 15,000 rural households growing and consuming OFSP, of which 75% should be women with children under 5 years of …

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Presentation: Scaling out sweetpotato and potato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

Ethiopia is experiencing food insecurity and malnutrition, population pressure as well as effects of climate change. All these are indicators of need for new approaches such as production of nutrient rich root and tuber crops for instance potato and orange sweetpotato (OFSP) to avert over reliance on grains. This presentation …

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