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Tag Archives: Poverty Alleviation

SPHI Brief 2013: Orange-fleshed sweetpotato is here to stay in Angola

This brief outlines the trends set in implementing orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) project in Angola. This project’s main objective was to initiate a sustainable increase of the economic contribution of the four major vegetatively propagated crops-banana, cassava, sweetpotato, and potato – for improved food security and poverty reduction in the rural …

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SASHA Brief 2014: Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) Phase 2: Continuing to make a difference in sub-Saharan Africa!

This brief gives an overview of sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa SASHA project.  Briefly the project started in 2009, with a goal of improving the food security and health of poor families in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by exploiting the untapped potential of sweetpotato. Further, by tackling the …

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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato situation analysis and needs assessment Tanzania report

Malnutrition is one of the most serious health problems affecting infants, children, and women of reproductive age in Tanzania. Despite progress made, millions of children and women in Tanzania continue to suffer from one or more forms of under-nutrition, including low birth weight, stunting, being underweight, wasting, vitamin A deficiency …

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