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November 8th, 2017 / New Times

thumb.aspxJean Marie Vianney Habumuremyi says he had previously looked at sweet potatoes as for only home consumption. Then he received a new variety of potatoes from a USAID project. The new orange-fleshed sweet potato variety can produce eight tonnes per hectare, four times as much as his former crop. This allowed him to become a commercial potato grower and gave him the foundation to carve out a career in agribusiness. Read more