Breeding has been long recognized for ability to produce crops with desired traits. Sweetpotato is short maturity crop providing reliable yields under a variety of adverse conditions. This project brief outlines a 5 year project conducted in Mozambique to provide solution food and nutrition insecurity. The main approach outlined is through integrated agriculture-marketing-nutrition that developed new technologies and mechanisms for dissemination. Thus supplied at least 200,000 households in 7 provinces of Mozambique with improved, pro-vitamin A rich sweetpotato varieties.
Publisher: International Potato Center
Publication Date: August2014
HOW TO CITE
Andrade, M.I and Ricardo, J. 2014. Reaping the benefits from investments in breeding in Mozambique. International Potato Center (CIP).