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Advancing food and nutrition security and quality of life in Africa through SweetGAINS project

“SweetGAINS project will build upon earlier achievements to accelerate and improve the development and dissemination of climate-resilient, market-accepted sweetpotato, including orange- and the more common white- and yellow-fleshed varieties. It will bring a customer-needs-driven, industry perspective to sweetpotato breeding and promote aspects such as operational excellence,” said Hugo Campos, CIP research director and SweetGAINS project leader.

Advancing food and nutrition security and quality of life in Africa through SweetGAINS

Over the past decade, the International Potato Center (CIP) and partners in 16 African countries have delivered nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato to almost six million smallholder farming households. Through a combination of breeding, seed systems, farmer training and nutrition education, CIP-led interventions have improved the lives of over 25 million people-more than the population of Australia.

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  1. Where can I get Covington potato vines in Kenya?

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