Month: November 2016

USAID C4CP Project Organizes Forum on Women’s Access to Productive Resources in the C-4 Countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali)

November 21, 2016 – Bamako, Mali – In collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Community of Practice on Gender, Cotton and Food Security of the “Four-Country Cotton Partnership” project (USAID C4CP), implemented by the International Fertilizer Development…

Model Farmer Hosts Competition for 12 Others

Most farmers believe that the solution to increasing yields is expanding the area of cultivation, and, as a result, plowing many acres of land. But these beliefs are changing. The farmer model competition, an initiative championed by Michael Asutami, a seed producer, is correcting such erroneous beliefs by teaching farmers the need to focus on improved farming practices such as…

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