Community based potato research brings commendable change in farmers

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An article from the Eritrean Ministry of Information detailing an Eritrean potato project and it’s results since 2015.

The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) of the Ministry is promoting potato production through farmers-based research. The project, which was launched in 2015 includes potato seed provision, multiplication, and, capacity development of farmers and experts on potato seed management to boost the productivity of seed and ware potato.

Mr. Medhanie Mehari, Potato Seed Project Coordinator, stated: “the intervention has shown promising results towards sustainable potato seed supply program to farmers”.

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