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Poster 07 – VISTA Tanzania: Enhancing Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Adoption in Tanzania

This poster was presented at the seventh consultation of the Sweetpotato Seed Systems CoP was held in Mukono, Uganda from 13th to 14th June 2017. The theme of the meeting was ‘Towards upscaling sweetpotato seed production and delivery of quality planting materials in sub-Saharan Africa.

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SGA progress review: presentation 8: ARI Uyole Tanzania

ARI Uyole is one of the beneficiaries of financial support through Sub-Grant Agreements (SGAs) to develop models for sustainable production of sweetpotato pre-basic seed by December 2018. This is a presentation of the institutions progress towards this goal.

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Provitamin A (PVA) Maize Training of Trainers Training in Iringa, Tanzania


This training report is on the provitamin A (PVA) Maize Training of Trainers (ToT) training held on 28-30 March, 2017, at the Hall Mark Conference Hall, Kihesa, Iringa, Tanzania.. BNFB, through one of its consortium partner, The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and in collaboration with Tanzania Center for …

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Building Nutritious Food Baskets – Tanzania Partners Planning Workshop Report

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This report documents the proceedings of the Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) Tanzania partners planning workshop held September 22-23, 2016 at the White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam – Tanzania. It documents the processes and outputs of the workshop, including presentations made in plenary, discussions, and results or outputs of …

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SPHI Brief 2016: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Tanzania project

This brief provides highlights of the activities and strategies employed by the VISTA project in Tanzania between July 2015 and June 2016.  The overall goal of this 3 year project, is to contribute to improved dietary diversity, food security and incomes in Tanzania, especially among households with children under five …

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EVIDENCE REPORT No 127: Reducing Hunger and Undernutrition

This case study examines the outcomes if interventions in Tanzania that have promoted the production and consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) – a biofortified crop with the objective of reducing vitamin A deficiencies. The report contributes to policy efforts to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture by providing lessons for the introduction …

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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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