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Capacity Development for Sustainability and Impact: A success story of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute in Nigeria

A success story of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in Nigeria demonstrating an effective “Take lead – take off” approach to Capacity for Sustainability and Impact. The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) is a parastatal organization under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development …

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Operational Planning Workshop Report, Nigeria

The Operational Planning workshop was a follow up to the Advocacy Analysis Workshop held in May 2012. The proceedings of the Workshop were carried out through plenary discussions and breakout sessions as well as presentation of group work. The workshop objectives were to: Present the draft OFSP advocacy strategy to …

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Reaching Agents of Change (RAC); National workshop to discuss the advocacy and resources mobilization strategy

This document contains the proceedings from a two days’ workshop that involved cross-cutting stakeholders in the health, nutrition and agriculture sectors brainstorming and set footing on the development of an advocacy strategy for promotion of production and consumption of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes in Tanzania. Briefly, Reaching Agents of Change …

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Presentation: The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Lessons Learned & Reflections on the RAC Experience

Reaching agent of change (RAC) is an innovating and risky design. Despite being risky a learning process was consciously integrated to decision making at all levels. As this presentation outlines, various observations were made that informed more on next steps.  In conclusion, RAC is deemed valuable in future designs to …

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Presentation: Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project; Project Overview

The Reaching agents of change (RAC) initiative was designed to build capacity for policies and funding advocacy, and Orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) service providers such as processors, markets and consumers. With the above activities, RAC would determine if OFSP will be adopted and be delivered in cost effective manner in …

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Presentation: Welcome to the 5th sphi technical & steering committee meeting

This presentation gives an overview of sweetpotato for profits and health initiative (SPHI) phase 1 structure of operation. This includes their goal to reduce child malnutrition, region of operation, and achievements gained in first five years. Among the key things are the annual progress and communication briefs, case studies and …

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SPHI Brief 2014: The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project in Nigeria (2011-2014)

Nigeria produces 3.9 Million metric tons/year of sweetpotato (SP) ranking second largest SP producing country in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Despite this huge produce, undernutrition is a challenge cause high mortality to under 5 year children. The Orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) is a powerhouse that can address nutritional challenges. However, OFSP …

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SPHI Brief 2014: The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project in Tanzania (2011-2014)

In Tanzania, sweetpotato is significant crop and widely grown particularly in Lake Victoria and Eastern zones. Despite relatively high productions, Tanzanians still faces malnutrition and stunted growths especially to children. The orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) is a Vitamin A powerhouse that can address nutritional deficiencies among young children and women …

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