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Rooting out hunger in Malawi with nutritious orange-fl eshed sweetpotato: A baseline survey report. Blantyre, Malawi

Deficiencies of micronutrients such as vitamin A are widespread, especially in Africa. In Malawi, vitamin A deficiency is a public health concern. About 60% of children under five, 57% of nonpregnant women, and 38% of men and school-age children have vitamin A deficiency. Orangefleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), one of the crops …
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Rooting out hunger in Malawi with nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato: A baseline survey report

Deficiencies of micronutrients such as vitamin A are widespread, especially in Africa. In Malawi, vitamin A deficiency is a public health concern. About 60% of children under five, 57% of nonpregnant women, and 38% of men and school-age children have vitamin A deficiency. Orangefleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), one of the crops …
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Flyer 3: Investir dans la patate douce à chair orange pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle en Afrique

Environ 218 millions d’Africains sont victimes de faim et de malnutrition chroniques. La promotion de variétés de patate douce à chair orange (PDCO) qui sont précoces, à haut rendement, résistantes à la sécheresse et ont une forte teneur en bêta-carotène peut contribuer à accroitre la diversité et la sécurité alimentaires …
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Flyer 3: Invest in Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa

An estimated 218 million Africans suffer from chronic hunger and malnutrition. Promoting orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) varieties that are early maturing, high yielding, drought-tolerant and high in beta-carotene can contribute to increased dietary diversity, food security and household income in Africa.
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A Situation Analysis and Needs Assessment Report – Nigeria

The situation analysis examined the literature and information from both primary and secondary sources on sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) and orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in three north central geopolitical zones of Nigeria, namely Benue, Kwara and Nasarawa States . The broad objective of this situation analysis was to provide clear understanding of …
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Workshop Report on Engendered Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

The Engendered OFSP Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation learning workshop used a hands-on approach to create an opportunity to develop competences, attitudes and skills among managers and senior officers linked to several health, nutrition and agricultural organizations in Nigeria to implement OFSP projects in the country. The event was …
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Presentation 22: Innovation and development through transformation of gender norms in agriculture and natural resource management: the case of Ntove, Uganda

A case study were conducted in Ntove, Mukono district, Uganda to determine how gender norms and agency affect the capacity to innovate and adopt  a  technology like Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) across different contexts.  The study was part of a global CGIAR undertaking which sought to understand the interactions between …
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