The recent drought experienced in southern and central Mozambique calls for mitigation strategies such as disseminating new varieties of orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) with desired traits. This move presents unique challenge to improve household’s livelihood through Vitamin A intakes among other attributes. This brief outlines the achievements realized in this project such as the establishment of primary and secondary fields with quality planting material, capacity building training’s, and decentralized vine multipliers at community level (DVM).
Authors: Zella Menete, Zella Menete
Contributors: Hilda Munyua, Hilda Munyua
Publisher: International Potato Center
Publication Date: August2012
Keywords: Decentralised vine multiplier, Mozambique, Orange fleshed sweetpotato, Vitamin A deficiency
HOW TO CITE
Menete, Z. 2012. Mitigating disaster and fighting vitamin A deficiency with new drought-tolerant, Orange fleshed sweetpotato. International potato Center (CIP).