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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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Revitalizing a platform for regional Advocacy on Vitamin A in Africa: Final Report

One of the key debates within the stakeholders in this workshop was the scope and focus of a new platform. Like RAC, the previous VITAA platform grew from the activities that had started up around breeding staple crops of choice to increase micronutrient levels that could increase blood serum micronutrient …
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Revitalizing a platform for regional Advocacy on Vitamin A in Africa: Final Report of the VITAA Platform Meeting Held in Nairobi, January 2013

One of the key debates within the stakeholders in this workshop was the scope and focus of a new platform. Like RAC, the previous VITAA platform grew from the activities that had started up around breeding staple crops of choice to increase micronutrient levels that could increase blood serum micronutrient …
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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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Flyer 2: Promouvoir une approche globale pour réduire la carence en vitamine A en Afrique

La carence en vitamine A (CVA) touche plus de 43% des enfants en âge préscolaire en Afrique. La cause principale est l’insuffisance de l’apport en vitamine A due à une mauvaise alimentation. Des infections fréquentes peuvent contribuer à la CVA en diminuant l’appétit, en réduisant l’absorption et en augmentant les …
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Tanzania OFSP Situation Analysis and Needs Assessment 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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Flyer: The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project in Nigeria (2011-2014)

Nigeria is the second largest sweetpotato producing country in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with annual production estimated at 3.9 million metric tons per year. Sweetpotato is grown in all 36 states, with significant production in each of the six geo-political regions, with around a third of total production concentrated in the …
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