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Ex ante assessment of dual-purpose sweet potato in the crop–livestock system of western Kenya: A minimum-data approach

In this paper the authors assess the potential benefits of introducing dual-purpose sweet potato in the mixed crop-livestock systems of East Africa, with an example of Vihiga district in western Kenya. The analysis supports the hypothesis that dissemination of the dual-purpose sweet potato could help improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers operating in mixed crop–livestock systems in east Africa.

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Authors: J.J. Stoorvogel, J.M. Antle, Lieven Claessens

Subject: Dual-purpose sweet potato

Publication Date: October 26, 2006

Publisher: Elsevier

Contributors: Lieven Claessens

Format: pdf

Language: English

Rights: Copyright Elsevier

Keywords: Adoption, Africa, Dual-purpose sweetpotato, Mixed systems

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