Quality Protein Maize

Farmers Working Together for the Common Good

Farmers Working Together for the Common Good

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas, Agricultural Extension Program Officer Self-Help International (SHI) has a presence in many places in Nicaragua,...

“We Need Tarpaulins to Dry Our Maize”: Farmer

“We Need Tarpaulins to Dry Our Maize”: Farmer

By Bernice Agyekwena – Communications Manager Kojo, a 66-year-old farmer and father of six children from Nyamebekyere obtained a higher...

Quality Protein Maize: Implementing lessons learned from World Food Prize Laureates

Quality Protein Maize: Implementing lessons learned from World Food Prize Laureates

Quality Protein Maize By Bernice Agyekwena, SHI Ghana Communications Manager Maize remains an important staple in the diet of Ghanaians...

Improving Maize Production for Smallholder Farmers

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer Roger is originally from Achuapa, León in western Nicaragua, but he...

Pedro Combines Traditional Methods and New Techniques to Increase His Yields and Teach Other Farmers

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer Pedro is a farmer from Nueva Guinea in the South Caribbean...

Self-Help Works with Ag Leaders to Explore Certified QPM Seed Production on Ometepe Island

By Katie Seifert – Program Manager (Latin America) By promoting Quality Protein Maize (QPM), Self-Help International’s agricultural program in Nicaragua strives to...

Farmer Leaders in Nicaragua Help Their Neighbors Obtain Production Loans

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer The mission of Self-Help International is to, “Alleviate hunger by helping...

From Farmer to Quality Protein Maize (QPM) Seed Producer

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer Ariel is without a doubt one of the most recognized seed...

Double-row Technology Helps Nicaraguan Farmers Improve Production and Profits

By William Edwards, PhD – Self-Help Board Member Ever since Self-Help International (Self-Help) began working to alleviate hunger and malnutrition...

Omar Learns How to Increase His Yields While Using Less Land

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer Across Nicaragua, farmers are greatly challenged by irregular crop sales prices....

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