More potatoes – Secure food in Burundi
Aim: Research, development and knowledge transfer involving growers on special care to make sure planted ‘seed’ potato tubers are well sprouted and avoid diseases.
Objective: Contribution to food and income generation for small-scale holding families.
Method: Develop and promote processing technologies and innovations that contribute to the food security and related business needs within the framework of the MASP of the Dutch embassy. Recommendations towards appropriate application of seed potato regulations will be developed.
Dutch policy goals: Increased sustainable agricultural production; More efficient markets; and A better business climate.
Duration: July 2014 – July 2017