Scaling up vitamin A-rich sweetpotato

Media: The Nation

Scientists from the International Potato Centre (CIP) and the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Kwara State are breeding and helping to disseminate vitamin A-rich sweet potatoes tolerant to drought. The largest producers of sweet potato in Africa are Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania, with the area under cultivation equal to East and West Africa.