Table 3: Solutions for the constraints and their importance as proposed by the interviewees in the study area.

SolutionsImportance (% of responses)

Diversification of good storage insect-resistant kokoro yam 30.2
Development of a natural human health preserving insecticides24.2
Enhancement of the production of kokoro yam21.2
Development of fast drying areas for the yam chips 19.5
Development of efficient and specific yam chips storage structures 3.3
Establishment of a well-organised yam chips good market 1.6