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U.S. Seed Program Creates New Market in Nicaragua



Attachment pg 19b Success Stories


Nicaragua seed pg 19

Nearly ten years ago, the market of Nicaragua imported a mere 200 metric tons of seed potatoes, none of it from the U.S. As of MY14/15, U.S. seed potato sales topped a record 1,113 metric tons, 13 U.S. seed varieties have been registered for import, and numerous U.S. seed growers have become actively involved in this market — all as a direct result of the USPB’s multi-year development program.