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.
Yesterday in Malawi, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and Malawian President Joyce Banda toured a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) facility in Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.
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Malawi over the past few years, I’ve seen how a lack of quality inputs, especially certified seed, depleted soil, and outdated practices are disadvantages to farmers’ productivity and can hurt their livelihoods.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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