Learning Briefs | October 17, 2019
Improved storage transforms potato crop
AGRICULTURAL BEHAVIOR CHANGE: BRIEF 1
The potato is the only cash crop available to most households in the Central Highlands of Afghanistan. Production is restricted by an inability to effectively store both seed and ware (eating) potatoes, with the result that poor‑quality seed is used at planting and most of the crop must be sold at harvest when prices are low.