‘Nutritious, drought-resistant and cheaper to grow than maize’
10 February 2022, Sophie Smeulders and Sakhile Nsingwane
“When I get a contract from WFP, I provide smallholder farmers with the seeds on credit,” says Ederbry Mweendo. “After they harvest, they pay me back for the seeds and sell me their surplus crops”.
Mweendo heads Cassia Agro, one of the 13 aggregators…