Diversifying a life-giving crop

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“Maize is Life.” This is what Erin Anders heard over and over from farmers in Malawi. Even though Malawians say “Maize is Life,” it is not actually very nutritious, and malnutrition is a big problem in Malawi. Erin, at left in this image, explains how farmers in Malawi are adding a highly nutritious crop called pigeon pea to their fields.

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(Related photo story: Maize and the pigeon pea)

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