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Sweetpotato in Uganda Food Systems: Enhancing Food Security and Alleviating Poverty

This paper analyzes trends in sweetpotato production, area planted, prices, consumption and use in Uganda over the last 10-15 years. After a brief review of food production and use nationwide, the analysis turns to particular regions and districts.

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Authors: G.J Scott, J. Otieno, S.B. Ferris, A.K. Muganga, L. Maldonado

Subject: Food systems

Publication Date: 1998

Publisher: International Potato Center

Contributors: Karen Ayabei

Format: pdf

Language: English

Keywords: Food systems, Prices, Production trends, Sweetpotato utilization, Uganda


Scott, G.J., Otieno, J., Ferris, S.B., Muganga, A.K. and Maldonado, L., 1999. Sweetpotato in Ugandan Food Systems : Enhancing Food Security and Alleviating Poverty. CIP Program Report 1997-98.

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