Ghanaian scientists develop sweet potato to alleviate malnutrition

2017-02-10

Scientists in Ghana have been developing a type of sweet potato they believe can help alleviate child malnutrition. The orange-fleshed sweet potato has high levels of Vitamin A, which assists in child development.

According to UNICEF, 1 in 4 children in Ghana suffers from malnutrition-related health problems.  But for this ‘wonder-root’ to catch on, farmers need grow it, and consumers have to buy it.

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