Seeding Opportunity: Maize

Increasing Yields at Maize Farms in Rwanda. Picture courtesy Clinton Foundation

Increasing Yields at Maize Farms in Rwanda. Picture courtesy Clinton Foundation

There are shocking facts in live which could come from the most unexpected ways of to learn them. Like it could be, that one of the biggest problems that certain African communities have with their crops is to storage them properly.

Usually, on these themes, everything is about to get access or to have opportunities to can farm the land, to can sell the crops or to have access to good seeds which will bring good quality products. However, it is interesting to find in certain cases like on Malawi, where their main problem was to can build a proper storage which would make them to keep with the maize for longer time without to have to loose a 30% of it for pest causes or other sort of issues.

Thanks to Clinton Foundation’s work, these communities have now a community storage which allows them to store their crops for longer time and which brings the possibility of to attract a bigger income to their families which will help them to buy livestock and other resources to improve their lives and their family economy. Impressive. If you want to know more about it you just have to click and to discover how this world is full of amazing stories and all sort of strange unknown facts.

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