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Tag Archives: Sweetpotato Action and Health in Africa (SASHA)

Presentation: Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation in Going-to-Scale

This presentation reviews the Sweetpotato Action and Health in Africa (SASHA) interventions and achievements. These interventions such as vines supply, nutritional studies, and agronomy and value chain have resulted to more land under the orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), increase OFSP production and nutritional benefits to consumers. Further, there are outlines …

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Presentation: SUSTAIN; Scalling up sweetpotato through agriculture and nutrition

Scaling up sweetpotato through agriculture and nutrition (SUSTAIN) is an initiative to scale up the successes of sweetpotato action for security and health in Africa (SASHA). This is through expansion, innovation, partnerships, learning and change of proven technologies and practices. This overview presentation shows the scales of delivery targets and …

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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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SASHA Brief 2014: Heterosis Exploiting Breeding Schemes for Rapid Yield Enhancement

Heterosis is a concept first explained by Gregor Mendel in 1865. Further, in recent studies heterosis for outbreeding crops ranks among the biggest impacts made by plant breeders to world food supply. During sweetpotato action for security and health in Africa (SASHA) Phase 1, clear evidence was generated for the …

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Presentation: Mama SASHA Project Western Kenya Progress Update

This presentation gives a project progress update for western Kenya. The project links agriculture with health and nutrition targeting pregnant women. In this way assessment of cost effectiveness in integrating OFSP into existing health services and delivery programs can be done. Other details included are project implementation strategy and achievements. …

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Presentation: Highlights from Year 4: Vision of SPHI & Management and Support Platforms under Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA)

This is an overall overview presentation for sweetpotato action for security and support platform (SASHA) project. In brief, it includes the vision of sweetpotato for profits and health initiative (SPHI) and management and support platforms, projects planning and major programs progress, the knowledge portal, and conclude with the regional advocacy …

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