From sweetpotato farmer to budding entrepreneurs: Making the leap at Farmer Business School


Climate-resilient root and tuber crops, such as sweetpotato, are critically important food security crops for the 300 million-plus smallholder farmers in developing countries who depend on them. They are strategic tools to improve nutrition, in particular, targeting Vitamin A deficiencies. But Farmer Business School Graduates are learning that there is more to these staples than meets the eye particularly when it comes to providing sustainable incomes and empowering women in business. Sweetpotato jam anyone? After a […]

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Crop, Food security, Nutrition, Smallholding, Tuber
Source: CIP - International Potato Center