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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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Sweetpotato Postharvest Systems in Uganda: Strategies, Constraints and Potentials

Sweetpotato is often either a major food staple or complementary staple in Ugandan food systems. It also serves as a famine reserve crop and increasingly as an important source of case income. Nevertheless, sweetpotato has only recently begun to attract the attention of researchers and policy markers with much of …
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