Crop improvement, ICT / Knowledge management, Postharvest management, Seed systems, Natural resource management
Dryland cereals, Sorghum
Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems
West and Central Africa, Mali
Better seeds and best practices enhance incomes for smallholder farmers in Mali
Improved seeds, Best practices, Smallholder farmers, Mali, Livelihoods, Sorghum, Post-harvest technologies, Farmer Field Schools, Striga and soil fertility management
West & Central Africa program, Eastern & Southern Africa Program, Theme: Crop improvement, Theme: Integrated crop management, Theme: Integrated crop management
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.
ICRISAT Happenings 1853-1, 08 May 2020
Farmers in Mali are improving their incomes , earning better livelihoods and enjoying more fulfilling lives through interventions that provide improved varieties of sorghum as well as training in good agriculture practices. Particularly encouraging are the case studies of two farmers from Djirikorola, Mali, who are leading the way in adoption of improved seeds and post-harvest technologies.
01-No_Poverty, 02-Zero_Hunger, 08-Decent_Work_and_Economic_Growth, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals