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Lessons from orange sweetpotato saturation and thought leader experiments for promoting adoption in uganda

This study uses a randomized saturation experiment and influential technology promoters to test strategies to promote diffusion of two highly nutritious agricultural crop technologies in Uganda to measure which approaches are most cost-effective at achieving high adoption rates. The crops are conventionally bred varieties of vitamin-A-rich orange sweet potato (OSP) …

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Presentation 6C – Handout: Can Agricultural Technology Diffusion be Harnessed to Reduce Malnutrition? Experimental Evidence from Uganda

This study uses a randomized saturation experiment and influential technology promoters to test strategies to promote diffusion of two highly nutritious agricultural crop technologies in Uganda to measure which approaches are most cost-effective at achieving high adoption rates. The crops are conventionally bred varieties of vitamin-A-rich orange sweet potato (OSP) …

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HarvestPlus Reaching End Users – OSP Uganda Project: Promoting Production, Consumption, and Marketing of the Orange Sweet Potato Trainer’s guide

Reaching End Users training guide

This training guide has been developed as a result of the need to promote adequate and effective acceptance, production, and consumption of vitamin A rich (orange) sweet potato in Uganda in order to address the widespread problem of Vitamin A deficiency (VAD). VAD largely affects children under the age of …

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