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Training of Trainers Course Report: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …

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Training of Trainers Course Report on “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …

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Reaching Agents of Change: Training of Trainers Course – Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato

This is a Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) announcement for a gender sensitive training of trainers (ToT) course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’’. The overall objective of this training is to build the capacity of national implementing agencies in the region to drive uptake of OFSP.

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Training of Trainers Course Report on “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …

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RAC Brief 2013: Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project

An overall challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa is that, governments are inadequately aware about the extent of the vitamin A problem and the potential of vitamin A rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) to contribute to its solutions. Additionally, organizations that do want to work on sweetpotato often lack adequate technical knowledge. This …

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SPHI Brief 2015: Sweetpotato for Health and Wealth in Nigeria Underway

This flyer provides details about the objectives, activities, achievements and the future plans of the ‘Sweetpotato for Health and Wealth’ in Nigeria project. The project plans to establish committed Decentralized Vine Multipliers (DVMs) to increase access to quality vines to at least 17,500 households by 2019 in Nassarawa, Benue, Ebonyi, …

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SPHI Brief 2015: Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato on the Home Grown School Feeding Menu in Nigeria

Sweetpotato for health and wealth in Nigeria and Jumpstarting OFSP in West Africa for diversified markets are two projects that focus on development of the value chain for health and wealth of the rural households in Nigeria, working in Osun and Kwara states. Out of search for OFSP demand at …

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Presentation: Orange-fleshed sweetpotato in the school feeding program of Osun state, Nigeria: conception, inception and inclusion

This presentation is described by the abstract below:     The International Potato Center through its OFSP value chain projects in Nigeria conceived demand creation for the crop to improve health of the pupils and wealth of the people through inclusion in the existing school feeding program of Osun state. Two …

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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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