ICT / Knowledge management, Market Access and Value Chains, Natural resource management, Soil and nutrient management, Water management
Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Sorghum
Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems
West and Central Africa, Mali
Improved varieties and access to infrastructure help Malian farmers earn more, save more.
Sorghum and millet systems
Low level of mechanization
Adoption of the new technologies
Predictable marketing opportunities
Pearl millet or sorghum grain
Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Association des Organisations Professionnelles Paysannes (AOPP), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Compagnie Malienne pour le Développement des Textiles Nord- Est, Compagnie Malienne pour le Développement des Textiles, Sud, European Cooperative for Rural Development (EUCORD), Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER), SPROXIL, myAgro, and MALIMARK.
The main advantage of the warrantage system is that it allows us to sell our harvest for better prices. Thanks to the initiative, I bought an ox to plow the field and also built a new house with a sheet metal roof in the town of Yorosso, a few kilometers away from my village. My children will soon be moving there to pursue their studies and they will not have to worry about finding accommodation,” explains Timothée, who lives in Kafona village, Sikasso region.
West & Central Africa program