Root and Tuber Crops Research and Development Programme for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific Region

Completed
Crop Production Sector Icon Research Sector Icon
Regional
December 5, 2010
December 1, 2014
USD 1,450,000
Kongchay Vixathep
Organisation Officer
Email: k.vixathep@ifad.org
Phone: +856 (20) 770-3210

Project Information

Food START is a 4-year collaborative program seeking to enhance the contribution of root and tuber crops (RTCs) to food security in the Asia-Pacific. It consists of 3 key components:

  1. Evidence gathering through site-level assessment and region-wide trends analysis;
  2. Action research to develop and introduce RTCs innovations in large-scale national development initiatives; and
  3. Capacity building and policy influence in RTCs for food security.

Project Locations

Laos, Vietnam

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