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Tag Archives: Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP)

Reaching Agents of Change (RAC); National workshop to discuss the advocacy and resources mobilization strategy

This document contains the proceedings from a two days’ workshop that involved cross-cutting stakeholders in the health, nutrition and agriculture sectors brainstorming and set footing on the development of an advocacy strategy for promotion of production and consumption of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes in Tanzania. Briefly, Reaching Agents of Change …

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REACHING AGENTS OF CHANGE (RAC); project additional narrative information on advocacy processes

This is an advocacy intervention management and Inception. The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project initiative was implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI). The purpose of the project is to ensure the capacity of African institutions, advocates and implementing organizations generate awareness, obtain funds …

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Reaching Agents of Change project Tanzania. End of project meeting report

This is an overview of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project. RAC was implemented by both Helen Keller International (HKI) and International Potato Center (CIP). This initiative aimed to advocate for orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) in Tanzania, among other countries. The RAC program built an advocate network to advocate …

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This document outlines two main aims of Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) in Tanzania. They include, increasing investment and resources allocation for orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), and policy changing to support OFSP scale up.  In this aims, objective descriptions, success indicators, targets, advocacy approach and activities, allies, and risk and assumptions are …

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RAC Media Event Report- Tanzania

This article reports on Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) in Tanzania, and the media event conducted to orient staff from different media houses, as to be familiar with basic promotional information and materials on the RAC Project, and orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) for use for awareness creation Nature of the event …

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RAC advocates training Retreat

This is a report of retreat organized by Hellen Keller international (HKI), to concretizing selected champions and advocates’ roles and responsibilities as they commence to engage and influence key decision makers and donors to adopt and invest on Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (OFSP). The key highlights of this document are …

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Sweetpotato as a health benefit

This article is part of International Potato center (CIP) annual reports on utilization of sweetpotato for health benefit. The orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) contains high quantities of vitamin A. Introducing these beta-carotene-rich sweetpotatoes into the diet of young children increased vitamin A intake and reduced the frequency of low retinol in …

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