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Lack of certified sweet potato

Uganda’s sweet potato production has reduced from 2.8 million tonnes in 2010 to 1.8 million tonnes.

Sweet potato is one of the root crops that can shield a family from starvation during dry spells. They
are hardly affected by the dry spell and can be cultivated with minimal inputs. These characteristics make sweet potato a suitable crop for mitigating food insecurity. They can be eaten without sauce and the vines can be sold as seed or animal feeds. Read More

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