Case for investment: Nutrition.

The International Potato Center (CIP) has reached 6.5 million households with biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato to improve vitamin A intake. Potato, a staple food in many developing countries, is a good source of zinc, iron, potassium, and vitamin C. Evidence shows that an integrated seed distribution and nutrition education approach is effective in improving the diets of families at risk of malnutrition.