New Farmer Aid Programs in Niger Show Positive Results

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reports that a 5-year agricultural initiative in Niger, aimed at giving farmers better access to inputs and credit, has increased crop yields in project villages, sometimes doubling them.  The FAO says the Nigerian government now plans to include this program in its new hunger reduction strategy.  

FOA says that putting the right inputs into the hands of farmers can significantly increase crop yields.

Maarten Roest, …

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