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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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WHAT HAVE BEEN LEARNED FROM HARVESTPLUS? LESSONS FROM HP

Agriculture and healthcare are interdependent. In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) the need for nutritional security is urgent. This presentation is focusing on available technologies such as accelerated breeing schemes which have been able to provide sweet potato varieties with high quality carotenoids.  

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School-based nutrition education and promotion of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in urban and peri-urbanareas of Kampala: Impacts and lessons learnt

Under the umbrella of the project “Promotion of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Varieties through Schools in Urban and Peri-urban Communities of Kampala” two separately funded and implemented components were combined with the shared aim of increasing the production and consumption of OFSP varieties among urban farming households in Kampala, to increase intake …

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Healthy Eating for mother, babies and children

These cards are designed for health workers to use when counselling pregnant women during antenatal clinic visits and mothers of newborns during postnatal clinic visits. The cards focus on key messages concerning women’s nutrition and care during pregnancy and breastfeeding and how best to look after and feed their babies. …

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