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SPHI Brief 2016: HarvestPlus Uganda Counting the Gains: Accelerating Nutrition and Public Health with Biofortified Crops

Micronutrient malnutrition is one of Uganda’s biggest health concerns. We want to contribute to the reduction of micronutrient malnutrition and improve dietary intakes of vitamin A and iron among 3,000,000 vulnerable households by 2021, by increasing the production and consumption of orange sweetpotato (OSP) and high iron beans in Uganda. …

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Integrating health and agriculture to maximize the nutritional impact of orange-fleshed sweetpotato: Results from the Mama SASHA

The Mama SASHA project was implemented in select health facilities across Busia and Bungoma districts of Western Province, Kenya. The project was implemented within the existing USAID/Kenya AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Program (APHIA Plus). The aim of the project was to provide solid evidence for the effectiveness of …

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