Quality Protein Maize

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....

Leaders Have a Community Vision – 2019 Impact Report – La Venada, Nicaragua

These stories were originally featured in the 2019 Impact Report. Antolín and Silvio are two leaders with a vision for La...

Combating COVID-19 with better nutrition: What an Iowa organization is doing in Central America

This article was originally published by the Des Moines Register online on Jul.16, 2020 and in print on Jul. 19,...

Ayishetu Promotes Good Nutrition in Her Family and Community

Ayishetu Promotes Good Nutrition in Her Family and Community

By Patience Obour – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officer According to the World Health Organization (WHO), proper infant nutrition is...

Juan’s Experiments Lead to Better Yields

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer More than 70% of Nicaragua’s agricultural land is held by small...

Bio-fortified Bean Distribution Marks a New Chapter in Self-Help’s Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

By Jorge Campos Solis, Country Director, Self-Help Nicaragua and Jerry Perkins, member of the board of directors, Self-Help International This...

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