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SPHI Brief 2015: Better Potato for a Better Life: Reducing Food Insecurity and Dependence on Cereals in Amhara Oromia, Tigray and SNNP regions of Ethiopia

This flyer outlines the work done to achieve the goal of enhanced rural incomes, food security and nutrition in four regions of Ethiopia through resilient and profitable potato and swetpotato value chains. It describes the successes of the first phase of the project (2010-2014) which led to the implementation of …
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Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security

Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security is a comprehensive examination of the fastest expanding food crops in sub-Saharan Africa. Potato and sweetpotato are two of the most important crop plants in the world, and of increasing prominence in sub-Saharan Africa. Expanding faster …
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Flyer: Invest in Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato to Improve Food Security in Nigeria

An estimated 41% of Nigerian children under 5 are stunted and 23% are underweight. Food security requires not only increased food supply, but also availability, access and proper utilization of food by men, women and children. Sweetpotato, with its broad genetic diversity, provides drought tolerant varieties of many flesh colours …
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Flyer: Invest In Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato to Improve Food Security in Mozambique

An estimated 39% of Mozambicans are undernourished and 44 % of children under 5 are stunted . Food security requires not only increased food supply, but also availability, access and proper utilization of food by men, women and children. Sweetpotato, with its broad genetic diversity, provides drought tolerant varieties of …
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Flyer: Invest in Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato to Improve Food Security in Tanzania

An estimated 39% of Tanzanians are undernourished and 44% of children under 5 are stunted. Food security requires not only increased food supply but also availability, access and proper utilization of food by men, women and children. Sweetpotato, with its broad genetic diversity, provides drought tolerant varieties of many flesh …
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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Africa; A situation analysis of nutrition and food security policies among regional and sub-regional organizations in sub-Saharan Africa

In this article the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project focuses on three key goals. These include, 1) Mobilization of at least $18 million to orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) dissemination programs in five target countries (Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana and Burkina Faso); 2) Substantial progress by a cadre of trained African …
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