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Innovation ID50
Version ID15
Innovation TitleNutrition and health education model for out-scaling the use of orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP)
Innovation description The nutrition and health education model for out-scaling the use of OFSP includes Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) materials and methodologies adapted to socio-economic and nutrition contexts in at least 16 countries.
Reporting Staff Jan Low (CIP), Frederick Grant (CIP), Tawanda Muzhingi (CIP)
Year (Reporting)2017
Reporting statusApproved
Innovation TypeSocial Science

Stage reached

Stage of InnovationStage 4: uptake by next user
Year (Stage)2017
Stage DescriptionThe model for nutrition and health education has been piloted and materials have been translated into different languages. The model is currently being implemented with different private and public sector actors.
Has a lead organizationyes
Lead OrganizationInternational Potato Center
Top 5 contributorsNo contributors

Contributions and mapping

All partners International Potato Center-CGIAR Center/Program (Center)
Main CRP CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas
Flagship project FP4-Nutritious RTB food and added value through postharvest intervention
Cluster SW4.4-Nutritious sweetpotato for expanding markets and improving diets
Other CRPs-Flagships-Clusters


Geographic scopeRegional
RegionsWestern Africa,Eastern Africa,Middle Africa,Southern Africa

Targeted outcomes

Main Sub-IDO
Other Sub-IDO
Other Sub-IDO


Evidences"Training of Trainers’ Module for Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP). Utilization and Processing. Lima, Peru: International Potato Center (CIP).""Healthy eating for mothers, babies and children: Facilitator guide for use by Community Health Workers. Lima, Peru: International Potato Center (CIP)."

Linked Elements

Outcome Impact Case Agriculture-nutrition education and extension programs foster the adoption of biofortified crops in Kenya