Maize farming and production in Africa

Stimulating a reliable market for maize through public-private partnerships can benefit smallholder farmers

Maize packed in bags ready for market. Photo courtesy. In Kenya, maize markets are fragmented and volatile, especially for vulnerable smallholder farmers. Many farmers continue to trade directly with middlemen who often take advantage of them. Partnering with major commodity buyers is a win-win strategy to empower smallholder farmers to live with prosperity and dignity …

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