Flyer: Invest In Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato to Improve Food Security in Mozambique

An estimated 39% of Mozambicans are undernourished and 44 % of children under 5 are stunted . Food security requires not only increased food supply, but also availability, access and proper utilization of food by men, women and children. Sweetpotato, with its broad genetic diversity, provides drought tolerant varieties of many flesh colours (yellow, white, cream, purple and orange) and skin colours This, combined with its flexible harvest and planting times, can contribute to food security in our changing environment. This flyer outlines why it makes sense to invest in OFSP.

Key Document Information

Authors: Dercio Matale, Eliah Munda

Subject: Food Security

Publication Date: 2013

Publisher: International Potato Center

Contributors: Luka Wanjohi

Format: pdf

Language: English

Keywords: Demand creation, Food security, Mozambique, Sweetpotato utilization


Matale, D. and Munda, E., 2013. Invest in Orange fleshed sweetpotato to improve food security in Mozambique. CIP.

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