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Simple answers for complex problems: Contact Points as a Tool for Enhancing Market Linkages in the OFSP value chain

This Learning Case is a “work in progress” developed under the project “Scaling up Technologies in Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Using the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) to Address Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern and Central Africa”. The project duration was from February 2012 to October 2013 with funding provided through the ASARECA Multi Donor Trust Fund. This regional project operated in target districts in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The overall project was led by the Lake Zone Agricultural Research and Development Institute (LZARDI), Tanzania with technical backstopping from the International Potato Center (CIP), sub-Saharan Africa Regional Office.

Authors: Dorcus Alum , Sunday Aryemo , Richard Manasseh , Paul Rachkara, Dorcus Alum , Sunday Aryemo , Richard Manasseh , Paul Rachkara

Contributors: Margaret McEwan, Sara Quinn, Margaret McEwan, Sara Quinn

Subjects: Market development

Pages: 2

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: October2013

Keywords: Learning case, market development