The project aimed at reducing food insecurity, poverty and malnutrition among small-scale farmers in eight districts of central Uganda. This was to be achieved through increased multiplication, distribution, production and consumption of sweetpotato varieties that are not only high yielding and virus resistant but also rich in ß-carotene (a precursor to vitamin A).
Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation (BUCADEF); Regional Network for Improvement of Potatoes; Sweetpotatoes in Eastern and Central Africa (PRAPACE). Rapid multiplication and distribution of sweet potato varieties with high yielding and B-carotene content. Final Technical Report. (2004) 26 pp.