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2019 SPHI Brief 32. Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Mozambique delivered orange-fleshed sweetpotato at Scale.

During the 5-year project period, 74,000 households (55% female-headed) received quality orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) planting material; 39% of them were able to sustain production of OFSP in subsequent seasons without receiving additional vines from the project. 162,000 households indirectly benefitted through farmer-to-farmer diffusion of planting material and agronomic and nutritional …

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SPHI Brief 30: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Tanzania Project

In it’s final year (2017), VISTA Tanzania conducted an endline survey to assess the impact of its interventions. Evidence from this impact assessment indicated that VISTA–Tanzania generally resulted in increased production and consumption of nutritious OFSP; significantly increased caregiver knowledge on vitamin A, nutrition, health-seeking, and childcare; and significantly improved …

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SPHI Brief 29: Viable Sweetpotato Techologies in Africa (VISTA) Mozambique

23,000 farmers (50% females) received quality planting material from October 2017 to June 2018. During the same period, 22,765 children under five years of age and 16,371 women of reproductive age were reached with nutrition messaging. We also completed a nutrition monitoring survey on 426 women to understand the impact …

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SPHI Brief 19: Viable Sweetpotato Technologies in Africa (VISTA) Tanzania project

During the past year, VISTA Tanzania completed and disseminated its formative gender evaluation study. The project provided 14,835 households with clean planting material and nutrition education counselling. A total of 146 community health workers received refresher training on nutrition education and orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) recipe preparation, while 30 seed and …

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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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Presentation 13: Vista Mozambique – Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

This presentation, made during the 2017 MLE CoP annual meeting covers: Project rationale (overall objectives and alignment with feed the future objectives) The indicators Logical framework (goal, outputs, inputs/activities per indicator) Activity’s logical framework Responsibility for performance indicator data collection Data collection mechanisms/approaches Performance indicator reference sheets Evaluation activities and …

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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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