Less hunger, better health and more wealth with the Sweet Potato

September 27th, 2013

Sweet Potato harvestLess hunger, better health and more wealth… that’s the potential of OFSP or “Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato”. It’s a crop we at the Tuesday Trust are promoting with our members: why? Well it’s no ordinary sweet potato, it’s new vitamin A-rich and drought-resistant orange-fleshed sweet potato, featuring varieties that have significant levels of vitamin A. Read more about it here.

Interestingly, Malawians call sweet potato¬† “potato”. In Chichewa, sweet potato is “mbatata”. Meanwhile the potato itself, they call “Irish” potato.

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