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Advocacy Retreat Report Nigeria

The Retreat was held at Dunoma Plaza Hotel, Lafia Nasarawa State from 3rd – 5th October, 2012. The retreat was declared opened by the Nasarawa State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources – Alh. Yahaya O. Ibrahim. Present also were the Country Director of Helen Keller International, Abuja, …

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A Situation Analysis of Nutrition And Food Security Policies Among Regional and Sub-regional Organizations In Sub-saharan Africa

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project started in June 2011, and is being implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP), with Helen Keller International (HKI) as a major partner. RAC is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. RAC has three key goals: Mobilization of at least $18 …

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Nigeria. Agronomy annual report 2013

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June 2012 to May 30th 2013). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in 28 locations in 4 states (Benue, Nasarawa/FCT, Kaduna and Kwara) as a first step in the official release …

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Report of the Annual RAC Review and Planning Meeting – June 2013

The meeting was very successful and helped to synergize the efforts of the RAC project staff between the 2 partner institutions – CIP and HKI, and between the three primary countries of RAC (Mozambique, Nigeria and Tanzania). It also prepared RAC staff in the 3 countries for the mid-term review …

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A Situation Analysis of Nutrition And Food Security Policies Among Regional and Sub-regional Organizations In Sub-saharan Africa

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project started in June 2011, and is being implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP), with Helen Keller International (HKI) as a major partner. RAC is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. RAC has three key goals: Mobilization of at least $18 …

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Flyer 1: Promouvoir des approches axées sur l’alimentation pour lutter contre la carence en vitamine A en Afrique

La carence en vitamine A (CVA) est un problème de santé publique grave en Afrique. Il est le résultat d’une consommation insuffisante d’aliments riches en vitamine A et des infections fréquentes. Le problème touche environ 43% des enfants en âge préscolaire. La carence en vitamine A affaiblit le système immunitaire, …

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Flyer 1: Promote Food-based Approaches to Combat Vitamin A Deficiency in Africa

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD), a serious public health problem in Africa, is the result of inadequate dietary intake of vitamin A rich foods and frequent infections. The problem affects an estimated 43% of pre-school aged children. Vitamin A deficiency weakens the immune system, increases the risk of disease and death, …

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Nigeria. Agronomy annual report 2013

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June 2012 to May 30th 2013). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in 28 locations in 4 states (Benue, Nasarawa/FCT, Kaduna and Kwara) as a first step in the official release …

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