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October 14th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, by B4FA Fellow Lominda Afedraru

thumb.aspxSweet potato, the third most important food crop in East Africa, is threatened by pests and diseases, which are causing low yields. Agricultural scientists and the National Crop Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) in Namulonge, Uganda, are teaming up with development partners to breed improved varieties of sweet potatoes resistant to pests. Read more