UK AID FUNDING ENABLES CIP AND PARTNERS TO EXPAND THE FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION

The government of the United Kingdom has long supported efforts to reduce micronutrient malnutrition by helping vulnerable populations in Africa and Asia grow and eat nutritious crops. Between 2013 and 2019, UK Aid funding allowed the International Potato Center (CIP) and partners to deliver pro-vitamin A-rich, orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties to more than 2.3 million families in five African countries and Bangladesh. A new phase of support is building on that success to significantly scale up the development and delivery of nutrient-rich, climate-resilient staple crops, including sweetpotato.

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