Magic Mash: Reducing Child Malnutrition with Sweet Potatoes

This article describes a project in sub Saharan Africa that is promoting biofortified orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) to contribute to reducing malnutrition. The author explores the important benefits of consuming the beta–carotene rich food, but also the challenges inherent in promoting a crop unfamiliar to many in the region and of limited interest to the private sector.  

The Guardian, February 2015