Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya
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As a food security crop and cash crop, potato is a source of income for farmers, traders and sellers. In Kenya alone, potato creates employment for 2.5 million people along the value chain amounting to an estimated annual worth of USD 480 million.
Yet farm incomes in Kenya, and other African countries, are hindered by low yields: 8-15 tonnes per hectare, which is about half of what smallholder farmers could achieve with better inputs and practices.
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