"Strengthening the resilience of smallholder communities is critical to guaranteeing their food and nutrition security in the present and future; otherwise, they stand to fall further behind and suffer serious consequences whenever shocks arise."
Written by representatives from the Global Maize Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre, from the Clinton Development Initiative and from HarvestPlus, this article discusses the need for an inclusive and resilient food system in Africa with examples from Malawi.
"It is critical now, and into the future, that farmers are able to rely on the seeds they put into the ground, that they are trained in the best agronomic management practices for growing these improved varieties, and that they are connected to markets where they can sell some of their harvest for enhanced income and livelihoods."
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