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One Million Hectares: World-wide Varietal Change in Potatoes and the Contribution of the International Potato Center

Development and availability of appropriate varieties and crop technologies are critical if we are to meet rising food security needs, including an increased potato demand at affordable prices for the poor. The study shows that CIP-related varieties are making a significant contribution in some of the poorer countries, especially in Africa.

Authors: CPAD, International Potato Center, CPAD, International Potato Center

Subjects: Impact assessment

Pages: 2

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: 2009

Keywords: Economic impact of sweetpotato, OFSP dissemination, potatoes, Sweetpotato production