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Effects of food aid on the nutrition adequacy of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Tororo, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018-08)
Despite tremendous advances in HIV care and increased funding for treatment, morbidity and mortality from HIV/AIDS remains unacceptably high in developing countries. Food-based approaches, such as food aid ration, have ...
Utilization of flour from germinated maize to enhance nutrient density of soy-enriched maize complementary flours
(Makerere University, 2018-08-23)
Low nutrient density of cereal based complementary porridges resulting from high viscosity is one of the major causes of protein energy malnutrition in children aged 6-24 months in Tanzania. A number of studies have been ...
Effect of improved postharvest handling technologies and extension approaches on postharvest losses and quality of maize: case of Kamuli and Apac districts of Uganda
Maize farmers in Uganda especially the smallholders experience high quantitative and qualitative losses. In this study, on-farm trials were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of participatory and farmer to farmer ...
Production of flour from roasted beans and determination of its nutritional, sensory and storage properties
(Makerere University, 2018)
Beans are a cheap source of protein worldwide and are finding more uses because of associated health benefits. Roasting of dry beans presents the possibility of a value-added precooked product with potential use in different ...
Nutritional and microbiological quality of sun-dried silver cyprinid during storage
Silver cyprinid is a cheap, accessible, highly nutritious food that is incorporated diets of infants as a fortified protein source. However, this silver cyprinid is prone to degradation during storage but the effect of ...