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Community-based organization refers to a group aimed at making desired improvements to a community’s social health, well-being, and overall functioning. It is seen as the ability of people to apply their traditional institutions and creativity to initiate self-help projects aimed at responding positively to the problems of their environment. Community development offers individuals and groups the opportunity to take action and address issues concerning communities. It is a continuous effort to find solutions that benefit the community and enact collective action to empower individuals and agencies to support and improve the lives of disadvantaged communities. Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) project is a project implemented in Nigeria and Tanzania and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project mainly targets rural populations, especially young children under the age of five and women of reproductive age in Nigeria and Tanzania, respectively. Sequel to the above, this paper used available literature to assess the extension roles and community development projects on BNFB Program using orange flesh sweetpotato varieties in Nigeria.
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