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Sweet Potatoes Build International Bridges

Sweet potato is one of the most important food crops, and improving production will increase the economic stability of rural farmers around the world. Researchers at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and in Guyana built teaching and research capacities in both the Arkansas Delta and Guyana. This year, three visiting students researched methods to increase sweet potato production.

NIFA originally published this impact in the NIFA 2017 Annual Report. Want to read about more impacts like this? Check out Fresh from the Field, a weekly bulletin showcasing transformative impacts made by grantees funded by NIFA.

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