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Improved African indigenous vegetable seed varieties

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Improved African indigenous vegetable seed varieties

https://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/project/nutrition-african-vegetables

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Stage 4: Transition to Scale

Focus Areas:

Seeds & Stock

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Implemented In:

Zambia and Kenya

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Countries Implemented In
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Problem

Lack of access to improved, high nutrient African indigenous varieties

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Solution

Distributes evaluated seed varieties to smallholder farmers through project

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder farmers

Innovation Description

Amaranths; Madiira 2, AC 45 and Ex- zan Spider plant; PS, ML-SF-23, and ML-SF-15 African nightshade; Ex hai, SS 52 and SS 04.2

Competitive Advantage

Higher nutrient content, better yields

Milestones

Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Kenya
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Zambia