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Updates from SIMLESA-The Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa(www.simlesa.cimmyt.org)
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On the social dimension side, SIMLESA continues to improve family fabric through the hosting of exploratory trials which promote the participation of men, women and youths thereby making everyone strategic and important participant in household farming activities. The approach has also led to improved family cohesion giving women opportunities to contribute to household decision- making.
- Watch this video in which different women farmers talk about how they adopted SIMLESA’s agricultural technologies.
- Read this article about a new book which draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.