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Grain Amaranth - the drought-beater

Income generation
  • From weed to wonder crop
  • Getting the attention it deserves
  • Fast mover
  • Bringing in the grain
  • Winnowing
  • Nutritious and digestible
  • Milk and manure
  • Income generation

Income generation

Sammy sells his amaranth grain to the Incas International company in Nairobi. He also has a small 'posho' mill, which he uses to produce flour. He sells this to his neighbours in 1kg and 500g bags, earning over US$0.50 per kg. This makes grain amaranth his most profitable crop.

picture credit: Pius Sawa

 

 

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