Winston stands in his first wheat crop. Behind maize and banana plantation, the more usual crops of Ugandan farmers. Winston used an SMS information service from Grameen's Applab to find out how wheat could be grown in his family's area. Despite a fertile soil and good climate there is often little innovation from small farmers' choice of crop or technique.  Farmers who diversify typically improve their food secuity as well their income.   (image by Martin Storey)
Winston stands in his first wheat crop. Behind maize and banana plantation, the more usual crops of Ugandan farmers. Winston used an SMS information service from Grameen's Applab to find out how wheat could be grown in his family's area. Despite a fertile soil and good climate there is often little innovation from small farmers' choice of crop or technique. Farmers who diversify typically improve their food secuity as well their income.
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