Individual ambient ware potato storage excels in Uganda

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Media: Daily Monitor

A simple, low-cost innovation could increase smallholder potato farmers’ income, earning them a net profit of Shs5million per year while requiring less than one year to pay off their investment. Improved individual ambient storage units allow proper ware potato storage for up to three months, are easy to maintain, require reasonable initial investment, and yet adoption of this simple technology has lagged behind the hopes of researchers and agricultural extension workers.