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Presentation 18: Transformation of OFSP vines to Pottage: The case of SchoolFeeding in Osun State, Nigeria

The adoption of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) in Osun state, Nigeria is reported to have transformed thousands of households. This presentation reports mainly about the school feeding programs in Nigeria. This program was perceived as an outlet for creating demand for OFSP. The main outcomes include increased acceptability of OFSP pottage, …
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Implementation of Multiple Irish Aid-Funded Orange Flesh Sweet Potato Projects

Biofortification of sweetpotatoes is a promising and sustainable agricultural approach to reduce vitamin A deficiency (VAD), particularly in remote areas where individuals have limited access to commercial markets and mainly rely on household-produced crops. Due to its large genetic variability, its favorable growing characteristics, and the high consumption in remote …
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Rooting Out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato: Year 3 Annual Report (1st November 2011–31st October 2012)

The Rooting Out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Project is a 4.5-year, multi-partner effort to improve vitamin A and energy intake among at least 70,000 households with young children (the group most vulnerable to vitamin A deficiency) by expanding OFSP production and consumption in four target districts. The …
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Rooting out Hunger in Malawi with Nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato: Year 2 Midterm Report (1 October 2010–31 March 2011)

In Malawi, maize is the most important food crop, followed by cassava, sweetpotato, and sorghum. However, sweetpotato is currently one of the most widely grown crops and, as a major food source, is increasingly contributing to the food basket in Malawi. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security estimates sweetpotato …
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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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Engendered Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Project Planning Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation

This report presents an overview of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) workshop in Tanzania. It covers background information on the RAC Project of the International Potato Center (CIP) and the efforts of Zenete França and Associates: Consultants in Learning and Capacity Building (ZFA) to support RAC in empowering its …
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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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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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