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Nigeria. Agronomy annual report 2013

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June 2012 to May 30th 2013). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in 28 locations in 4 states (Benue, Nasarawa/FCT, Kaduna and Kwara) as a first step in the official release …

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From lab to life: Making storable orange-fleshed sweetpotato purée a commercial reality

Research in Rwanda demonstrated that orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) purée (steamed, mashed roots) was an economically viable, vitamin A enhancing ingredient in baked products when the purée was produced and used in the same bakery. Having a storable, packaged OFSP purée produced by a firm to supply bakers is an alternative …

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Samuel Abasiba: Agent of Change

Samuel Abasiba

Samuel Abasiba is an agent of change of the Trainer-of-Trainers: Everything-you-need-to-know-about-sweetpotato course held in Ghana. He works with World Vision International in Ghana. He has, through World Vision International, trained 460 farmers and supplied them with 160, 000 Orange-fleshed sweetpotato cuttings to plant in the Talensi District. 80, 000 of …

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Project Achievement by 30 April 2014: Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato funded by Irish Aid

Rooting out Hunger in Malawi

This is a summary report of phase 1 of the project ‘Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato’ which was a 4.5 year project funded by Irish Aid from 1 October 2009 to 30 April 2014. Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato was a 4.5 …

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Rooting Out Hunger In Malawi With Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato: Phase 1 Achievements (1st October 2009 to 30th April 2014)

By the end of the 4.5 year Phase 1 of the Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) project over 190,000 households received OFSP planting material through a multiple partner approach. OFSP is being fully integrated into the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) effort to combat malnutrition at the …

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Achievements and Lessons Learned from PHASE I of Rooting out Hunger in Malawi (1st Oct 2009 – April 2014)

This presentation by Putri Erna Abidin & team is on the conceptual framework for Rooting out Hunger project which was based on OFSP-led food-based approach, which had 3 linked pillars: 1. Linking agriculture 2. Nutrition 3. Marketing. The colorful, picture-based presentation was done at the 5th annual technical meeting, SPHI-SASHA …

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