Hunger Drives Acceptance of New Staples in Malawi


Farmers struggling to harvest staple crops of maize and rice are heeding the advice of agricultural experts to diversify their crops.

  • Malawi:   Hunger Drives Acceptance of New Staples

    AlertNet, 13 November 2012

    Farmers across Malawi, struggling to harvest sufficient staple crops of maize and rice in changing weather conditions, are turning to crops they had never previously considered for… Read more »

Malawian farmers prepare to plant groundnuts: The reluctant embrace of crops that would not previously have been considered as food is a capitulation to the strength of hunger, farmers say.

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