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A-maize-ing progress in Ethiopia

Nine ton harvest
  • Recognising progress
  • A hunger-breaking crop?
  • Creating demand
  • Nine ton harvest
  • Surplus for sale
  • Protein-rich for growing kids
  • The need for seed
  • Securing the supply

Nine ton harvest

By using the new maize varieties and carefully managing his crop, Ethiopian highland farmer Asefa Tulu has been getting yields upwards of nine tons per hectare, and could not be happier. Asefa believes that the new varieties can take him out of poverty.

picture credit: CIMMYT



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