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Poster: Jumpstarting OFSP in school menus: Intricacies of a single market and indications of a baseline study

School feeding in Nigeria provides a variety of meals (including OFSP) to pupils, as a mean to fight against vitamin A deficiency. In addition, it provides income to caterers & farmers. Even though OFSP is highly accepted by pupils and stakeholders, developing other markets is necessary  so as to absorb …
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Orange-fleshed sweet potato-based infant food is a better source of dietary vitamin A than a maize– legume blend as complementary food

Background: White maize, which is widely used for complementary feeding and is seldom fortified at the household level, may be associated with the high prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among infants in low-income countries. Objective: The nutrient composition of complementary foods based on orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) and cream-fleshed sweet …
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Sweetpotato- and Cereal-Based Infant Foods: Protein Quality Assessment, and Effect on Body Composition Using Sprague Dawley Rats as a Model

The Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) of sweetpotato-based complementary foods (OFSP ComFa and CFSP ComFa) and cereal-based infant products (Weanimix and Cerelac) was assessed using three week-old male Sprague Dawley rats weighing between 53–67 g as a model for human infants. Also, the effect of consumption of the …
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Reaching Agents of Change Training of Trainers Course Announcement Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato

This is a Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) announcement for a gender sensitive training of trainers (ToT) course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’’. The overall objective of this training is to build the capacity of national implementing agencies in the region to drive uptake of OFSP.
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Agricultural and rural management training institute (ARMTI) ILORIN training of trainers on everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato

This is a course announcement for a gender sensitive training of trainers (ToT) course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’’. The overall objective of this training is to build the capacity of national implementing agencies in the region to drive uptake of OFSP.
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Reaching Agents of Change Training of Trainers Course Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato

This is a Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) announcement for a gender sensitive training of trainers (ToT) course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’’. The overall objective of this training is to build the capacity of national implementing agencies in the region to drive uptake of OFSP.
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Reaching Agents of Change: Training of Trainers Course – Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato

This is a Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) announcement for a gender sensitive training of trainers (ToT) course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’’. The overall objective of this training is to build the capacity of national implementing agencies in the region to drive uptake of OFSP.
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Training of Trainers Course Report: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato”

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …
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