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Presentation 19: Re-thinking business models for inclusion of women and youths in sweetpotato value chain

The inclusion of women and youths in sweetpotato value chain is ideal as it seals the gender disparity in labor markets, and its results to increased house hold income and family wellbeing. The value chain concept is reported in this presentation for case studies conducted in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania.

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Presentation 15: Farmers’ decisions to participate in post-harvest training programs and impacts on vegetable crop income in Tanzania: Lessons for Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP)

Vegetable crops have high farm gate values per unit land and contain the essential micronutrients, vitamins, phytochemicals and antioxidants critical for ensuring balanced diets and enhancing human nutrition. Vegetables are a major source of farm income for smallholders and thus contribute to improving livelihood status of smallholders in many developing …

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Project “Reaching Agents of Change” “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato"

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …

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Project “Reaching Agents of Change” “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato"

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) is an initiative aimed at increasing investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to combat Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and food insecurity in Africa. The RAC project targets Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Burkina Faso with …

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RAC Brief 2013: Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project

An overall challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa is that, governments are inadequately aware about the extent of the vitamin A problem and the potential of vitamin A rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) to contribute to its solutions. Additionally, organizations that do want to work on sweetpotato often lack adequate technical knowledge. This …

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SASHA Brief 2013: Improving access to timely and quality sweetpotato vines in Tanzania

This brief documents SASHA efforts to improve access to timely and quality sweetpotato vines in Tanzania. The impact left six months after the end of the project, saw the Decentralized Vine Multipliers (DVMs) continue to respond to the need for quality vines in their communities and see opportunities for additional …

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