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Enhancing the lives of 10 million African families in 10 years

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, …

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Sweetpotato Breeding Under the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative

Sweetpotato is playing an increasingly important role in African agriculture, combating food insecurity and undernourishment, particularly vitamin A deficiency. The Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) aims to reposition sweetpotato in African food economies, and improve the lives of 10 million families by 2020. SPHI works through diverse research …

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