Millions at lower risk of Vitamin A deficiency by eating sweet potato

Millions of families in Africa and South Asia have improved their diet with special varieties of sweet potato designed to address vitamin A deficiency, a statement from International Potato Center (CIP) showed.

A six-year project, launched in 2013, used a double-edged approach of providing farming families with sweet potato cuttings as well as nutritional education on the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato.

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