CIMMYT / Crop-Livestock / Crops / HUMIDTROPICS / Intensification / Malawi / Research / Southern Africa

Conservation agriculture in Malawi: “We always have problems with rain here”

Earlier this year, Africa RISING funded an ‘early win’ project in Malawi led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). A news story from this project explains how
smallholder maize farmers in Malawi are adopting sustainable crop management practices that cut labor and help capture and hold rainfall, salvaging harvests when water is scarce.

Read the news item

More on this project

Watch a video in which John Chisui of Total Land Care talks about how Conservation Agriculture is spreading through Malawi with the help of CIMMYT training:

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