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Presentation: Phase 1 Achievements of the Sweetpotato Support Platform – Southern Africa

Sweetpotato breeding activities in Southern Africa aims at both breeding and germplasm management (GM). Through breeding, drought resistant Orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) with improved yielding abilities are targeted while GM aims good quality material maintenance, seed dissemination and developing multiplication strategies. This presentation highlights these observed achievements and  including include support facilities, partnerships, promotions and communication.


Andrade, M. 2014. Phase 1 Achievements of the Sweetpotato Support Platform–Southern Africa. Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA).