The need to reposition sweetpotato in African food economies bore the sweetpotato for profits and health initiative (SPHI). SPHI seeks to reduce child malnutrition and improve smallholder incomes through the effective production and expanded use of sweetpotato. Additionally aims to build consumer awareness of sweetpotato nutritional benefits, diversify its use, and increase market opportunities, especially in expanding markets of sub-Saharan Africa. This brochure outlines the, the areas SPHI targets to invest and the huge potential return on investment.
Authors: Jan W. Low, Jan W. Low
Contributors: Jan W. Low, Jan W. Low
Subjects: Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative
Publisher: International Potato Center
Publication Date: October 15, 2009
Rights: Open access
Keywords: Orange fleshed sweetpotato, Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), Sweetpotato for Profit and Health initiative (SPHI)
HOW TO CITE
Low, J. Enhancing the lives of 10 million African families in 10 years. International Potato Center (CIP).