Challenge Theme Paper 4: Sweetpotato Value Chains

This paper is part of a series of theme papers compiled into an International Potato Center Social Science Working Paper entitled Unleashing the Potential of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Challenges and Way Forward. They were prepared in preparation for a Sweetpotato Challenge Workshop held in July 2008 in Addis Ababa. It address the challenge of how we can improve the value chain for sweetpotato given its bulky nature, undiversified use, and image as a poor man’s crop.

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Authors: John Lynam , Berga Lemaga , Graham Thiele, Jan W. Low

Subject: Sweetpotato value chains

Publication Date: 2010

Publisher: International Potato Center

Contributors: Jan W. Low

Format: pdf

Language: English

Keywords: Market chains, Value chain approach


Thiele, G., Lynam, J., Lemaga, B. and Low, J. (2009). Challenge theme paper 4: sweetpotato value chains. CIP Social Sciences Working Paper 2009-1, pp.106-129, Unleashing potential of sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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