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SPHI Brief 14: Scaling out sweetpotato-led interventions to improve nutrition and food security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

By March 2017, the project distributed 16.6 million orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) cuttings directly reaching 34,500 households. Households producing OFSP for three consecutive years and consuming it at least twice a week as part of diversified diets, usually integrated OFSP roots into other local dishes (wat, kita, mixed with injera and …

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SPHI Brief 18: Africa RISING- Integrating Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Scaling Out in Zambia with new varieties in pipeline

In 2016/17, 6,000 households received orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) planting material during the rainy season. Through radio adverts, over a million listeners were reached with OFSP nutrition, production and marketing adverts. In collaboration with Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) two clones – NC 09-350MUSG and Zambezi/2 were identified as elite genotypes …

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SPHI Brief 2016: Africa Rising – Integrating Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Scaling Out in Zambia

With funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CIP, through Africa Rising/International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is scaling up scaling up the dissemination of the OFSP varieties and associated production technologies to reach 8,000 farming households in the Eastern Province of Zambia in the 2015/16 season. …

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