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Poster 03 – Irish Aid Mozambique: Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato Vine Multiplication And Access: Lessons From The Most Vulnerable Households In Niassa Province, Northern Mozambique

This poster was presented at the seventh consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed Systems CoP was held in Mukono, Uganda from 13th to 14th June 2017. The theme of the meeting was ‘Towards upscaling sweetpotato seed production and delivery of quality planting materials in sub-Saharan Africa.
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SETSAN helps to spread the sweet that brings health in Mozambique

In September 2016, Mecula and Metarica districts displayed orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) roots at the Niassa Province Nutrition Gala held in Lichinga. During the gala, the governor recommended that OFSP should be produced in all districts of Niassa.  OFSP has been selected as one of the key components of fighting chronic …

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Decentralized Vine Multipliers ensure the flow of healthy sweetpotato planting material to farmers in Mozambique’s Niassa Province

Septembers in Niassa are dry. Warm winds blowing over the Northern Mozambican province send billowing clouds of dust across the land. It is hard to imagine that anything could grow here. Yet the parched earth looks like it is just waiting for the first drops of rainwater to prove its …

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SPHI Brief 2016: Nutritious Orange-Fleshed-Sweetpotato for Niassa, Mozambique

The key aim of the ‘Nutritious Orange-Fleshed-Sweetpotato for Niassa, Mozambique’ project, which began in November 2012, is to improve vitamin A and energy intake for at least 20,000 rural households with women and young children using orange-fleshed sweetpotato focused, food-based approaches that ensure at least 20% of households growing OFSP …
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Poster: Nutritious sweetpotato for Niassa; 2013-2015 progress in 8 districts

This poster describes a project aiming to introduce nutritious orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in Niassa. The major observation is that an awareness campaign implementation to train communities in the management of natural resources in order to improve soil fertility, and to use lowland areas more effectively and to link OFSP …
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Presentation: Getting started with Nutritious Sweetpotato For Niassa

This presentation details progress of initial introduction of Orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in Niassa region. Briefly, donor interest was driven by strong political will, ideal agro-ecological conditions and interest to integrate OFSP into already existing initiatives. The main aim of OFSP introduction is to contribute to efforts of realizing food …
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