Smallholder farmers live off their land. They depend on the strength of their agricultural systems, using their land to grow food to feed their families while harvest surpluses are sold in markets for supplemental income.
Wazia Chawala is a lead farmer and demonstration plot owner in the Kililo district of the Iringa region of Tanzania. As a single mother of 7 children, Wazia relies on her agricultural produce to feed her family and as her primary source of income.
Lustia Nkhoma is a role model for women and girls in Malawi, and a leader in agricultural development.
In October 2013, the Clinton Development Initiative began commercial farm operations and a smallholder outreach program near Iringa, located in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT). The …
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.
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