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Household Dietary Diversity Score (HDDS) for Measurement of Household Food Access: Indicator Guide

In light of the need to build consensus on household food access impact indicators, two strategic objective level indicators of household food access – HDDS and months of inadequate household food provisioning (MIHFP) – were identified during the development of USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP)’s FY05-08 strategy, through …
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Presentation 9: Scaling out potato and sweetpotato interventions in SNNPR and Tigray Ethiopia Product Development Ethiopia

This presentation documents a project set to scale out potato and sweetpotato interventions in Ethiopia. The main focus being to improved food and nutrition security among vulnerable households with young children in Tigray and SNNPR through increased production and consumption of micronutrient-rich sweetpotato and potato varieties as part of diversified …
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SPHI Brief 2013: Orange-fleshed sweetpotato is here to stay in Angola

This brief outlines the trends set in implementing orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) project in Angola. This project’s main objective was to initiate a sustainable increase of the economic contribution of the four major vegetatively propagated crops-banana, cassava, sweetpotato, and potato – for improved food security and poverty reduction in the rural …
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SASHA Brief 2013: Weevil resistant sweetpotato through biotechnology

Weevil’s damage on sweetpotato threatens food security for the poor. Additionally, its production, marketability, and sustainability, especially in areas experiencing longer dry periods. Mitigation procedure applied conventional breeding methods which failed in spite of considerable investments for decades leaving farmers hopeless. This brief report on project aimed at developing weevil …
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SASHA Brief 2011: Weevil resistant sweetpotato through biotechnology

Weevils can destroy 60%-100% of sweetpotato (SP) crops during periods of pronounced drought. As SP is at times the only food available, this can be quite devastating. The impact of weevils can affect not only food security, but also sweetpotato production, marketability, and sustainability, especially in areas experiencing longer dry …
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SPHI Brief 2015: Scaling out sweetpotato and potato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

This flyer is a brief of the ‘Scaling out sweetpotato and potato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR’ project, which is  being implemented in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) and the Tigray region in the north of Ethiopia. At present, the project …
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SPHI Brief 2015: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Mozambique project

 The Viable Sweetpotato Technology in Africa (VISTA) is a three-year project which began in October 2014 and aims to contribute to improved nutrition, food security and incomes among smallholder farming families through increased production and better utilization of nutritious OFSP varieties, especially by those most at risk of VAD: children …
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