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Tag Archives: Scaling

SPHI Brief 40: A Scaling Up Model for Multiple Biofortified Crops: the Building Nutritious Food Baskets Project

The Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) project has been testing biofortification scaling up model and the achievements so far demonstrate that effective scaling up is dependent on supportive policy environment, strong institutional capacities and proven technologies.

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SPHI Brief 38: Strengthening Institutional Systems for Scaling up OFSP for Improved Nutrition and Food Security in Tigray and SNNPR, Ethiopia

From July 2017 to June 2018, a total of 8.45 million orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) cuttings (1,317,500 in Tigray and 7,131,220 in Southern Nations Nationalities and People Region (SNNPR)) were distributed. These directly reached 19,758 households (HHs): 5,348 HHs in Tigray and 14,410 HHs in SNNPR. In addition, continuous advocacy efforts …

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SPHI Brief 33: Partnering to Scale Biofortified Crops in Uganda

Under the USAID funded activity, “Meals for Nutrition: Biofortified Solutions”, a total of 82,800 farmers have been reached with orange sweetpotato vines and 176,079 farmers with high iron beans in 25 districts, between August 2017 and August 2018. This has been achieved through partnerships with five NGOs, six seed companies …

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SPHI Brief 26: Scaling Up Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN)

Over the past 5 years, the Scaling Up Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) program has enabled more than 1.7 million farming households with children under 5 years of age in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Bangladesh to grow and consume Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) – over 40% above the …

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