Certified seed fetches twice the market rate: Farmers hitch onto seed production


Growing certified improved seed of millets and legumes is a profitable business enterprise for farmer cooperatives in Mali. Improved seed summon twice the market rate and the turnover is so high that existing storage facilities can accommodate only a quarter of the production. Increased farmer incomes from seed production and as well as increased yields […]

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Agriculture, Food security, Human migration, Mali, Millet
Source: ICRISAT