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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.

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

Contributors: Lieven Claessens, Lieven Claessens

Subjects: Dual-purpose sweet potato

Pages: 10

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: October 26, 2006

Rights: Copyright Elsevier

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