Smallholder farmers in Malawi have perpetually low-crop yields due to limited access to and availability of quality agricultural inputs and improved agronomic techniques. As a result, most farmers are food insecure and lack a dependable source of income.
It is a moral outcry that almost 1 billion people go hungry to bed every night. At the same time climate change has devastating effects on our food production woldwide. The only solution is to double our food production in a climate smart way.
Working with smallholder farmers in Malawi over the past few years, I’ve seen how a lack of quality inputs, especially certified seed, depleted soil, and outdated practices are disadvantages to farmers’ productivity and can hurt their livelihoods. Farmers battle these elements, and, in addition
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