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Presentation 21: Women and men farmers perceptions of economic and health benefits of OFSP in Phalombe and Chikwawa district in Malawi

This paper looks at the perceived economic, health and social benefits of production, commercialization and consumption of Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) from the point of view of men and women farmers. It important to understand how men and women farmers perceive benefits as these perceptions may determine whether they adopt bio-fortified …

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Presentation 4: OFSP Adoption Improved Dietary Quality: Evidence From Woman and Children In Western Kenya

Micronutrient malnutrition affects millions of people in developing countries, especially vitamin A deficiency is a major health problem in Africa, and it affects the normal growth, vision, and immune system of children, and reduces the labor productivity of the countries. Linking nutrition with the adoption of OFSP increases the intake …

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Poster:The impact of school nutritional campaigns on OFSP adoption and food security among smallholder farming households in Tigray region, Ethiopia

Malnutrition is a major challenge in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. This is majorly contributed by heavy dependence on starchy cereals, low dietary diversity and limited consumption of vitamin A-rich foods. Integrating locally adapted, drought tolerant and nutritious crops into local farming systems can potentially address these problems. Production and …

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