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SPHI Brief 32: Emergency Response with Potato and Sweetpotato Among Drought-Affected Farmers in SNNPR, Ethiopia

The Emergency potato and sweetpotato seed support enabled farmers in the Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) to restore the varieties they lost to a severe drought in 2015/2017, and improve household food and nutrition security. From June 2016 to June 2018, 13,000 direct benefi ciary farmers and over …
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SPHI Brief 31: Mitigating Impact of Droughts and Floods on Livelihoods in Mozambique Through Resilient, Nutritious Sweetpotato

About 26,000 direct household beneficiaries have been reached by the project. Overall, this represents almost 108% more of the total 24,000 targeted project beneficiaries by December, 2018. 5,000 farmers were also exposed to different orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) nutrition related messaging, while more than 200 direct beneficiaries participated in OFSP cooking …
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