Anne Wangalachi (CIMMYT)

Photo Anne Wangalachi (CIMMYT)

Smallholders gaining from nitrogen-efficient maize

Nancy Shibona, a small-scale maize farmer from Kakamega County, Kenya, is a widow and her family’s bread winner. Shobona grows a nitrogen-use-efficient (NUE) type of maize. The variety was developed by the Improved Maize for African Soils (IMAS) project, an alliance led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CYMMIT). She tells SciDev.Net that she is happy with… Read more »