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Quality Diets for Better Health – Baseline Report

The Quality Diets for Better Health Project is implemented by CIP, People in Need (PIN) and Rollins School for Public Health at Emory University in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia. The project is financed by the European Union The report presents the results of 1451 interviews …
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Quality Diets for Better Health: Longitudinal Baseline Report

The “Quality Diets for Better Health” (QDBH) project is a 54 months activity financed by the European Union working in four woredas (districts) in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Regional (SNNPR) State in Ethiopia. The project is implemented by the International Potato Centre (CIP) with People in Need (PIN) and …
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2019 SPHI Brief 37. Nutritious maize-OFSP porridge helps diversity diet in school feeding programme in Malawi.

To date, the Root and Tuber Crops (RTC)Action project (2016-2021) has reached 50,000 beneficiary households. This year it piloted introducing orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) into eight primary school feeding programs to expand its reach. Distributed OFSP vines to the schools involved in the home-grown school feeding program for production of roots …
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2019 SPHI Brief 35. Promoting OFSP for income, women’s empowerment, and nutrition: Lessons from Helen Keller International’s Programs in Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The Healthy Lifestyle Project in Nigeria that started in January 2018 has worked to create awareness about the nutritional quality of Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP), which has led to uptake of the crop among 4,882 students and their families in urban communities of Ikeja, Lagos State and school gardens established at …
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2019 SPHI Brief 33. Strengthening institutional systems for scaling up OFSP for improved nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

From July 2017 to May 2019, a total of 8.45 million orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) cuttings (1,317,500 in Tigray and 7,131,220 in Southern Nations Nationalities and People Region (SNNPR)) were distributed. These directly reached 19,758 households (HHs): 5,348 HHs in Tigray and 14,410 HHs in SNNPR. In addition, continuous advocacy efforts …
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2019 SPHI Brief 29. Scaling sweetpotato-led interventions to improve smallholders’ nutrition and food security in Tigray Region, Ethiopia.

1 million vines have been distributed to 1,072 households in Tigray region of Ethiopia. The capacity of extension service delivery partners (agriculture and health extension), model farmers, and women development team leaders for sustainable production of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) was strengthened. Additionally, 457 trainers including extension officers, model farmers and …
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Quality Diets for Better Health: Healthy Living Clubs Curriculum

A Manual for Health Extension Workers and PIN Community Facilitators (Toolkit) This curriculum was designed by Emory University as part of the EU financed “Quality Diets for Better Health” project. Presents the programme for nine sessions on OFSOP production, vitamin A, nutrition, complementary feeding and the use of OFSP for …
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Quality Diets for Better Health Formative Nutrition Report: Assessment of Infant and Young Child Feeding in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia

Infant and young child feeding in Ethiopia is sub-optimal, and is especially so in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Ethiopia. The International Potato Center (CIP) and People in Need (PIN) are working with Emory University and local stakeholders to implement the Quality Diets for Better Health (QDBH) …
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