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Tag Archives: Nutritional security

SPHI Brief 2014: Reaping the benefits from investments in breeding in Mozambique

Breeding has been long recognized for ability to produce crops with desired traits. Sweetpotato is short maturity crop providing reliable yields under a variety of adverse conditions. This project brief outlines a 5 year project conducted in Mozambique to provide solution food and nutrition insecurity. The main approach outlined is …

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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Africa; A situation analysis of nutrition and food security policies among regional and sub-regional organizations in sub-Saharan Africa

In this article the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project focuses on three key goals. These include, 1) Mobilization of at least $18 million to orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) dissemination programs in five target countries (Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana and Burkina Faso); 2) Substantial progress by a cadre of trained African …

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Sweet potato seed systems training manual for farmers

This manual was developed by putting together a comprehensive reference technical tool for training trainers of trainers (TOTS), trainers and trainees. Although a lot of technical relative information has been published, there is a need to filter out for applicability to western Kenya. The information provided in this publication will …

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