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A-maize-ing progress in Ethiopia

Creating demand
  • 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

Creating demand

In 2006, EIAR and CIMMYT began trying to get more farmers to use improved seeds and fertiliser. At harvest time they showcased their newest varieties to the region's stakeholders, including seed companies. Since then, they have been in high demand.

picture credit: CIMMYT

 

 

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