Sesame is the perfect crop to help farmers in northern Tanzania change their lives. It is drought tolerant, unlike maize and many of the other traditional crops in the region. It also has many uses in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals - creating a high demand both locally and internationally.
That's why Farm Africa worked with 更多 than 10,000 farmers in Babati, Bahi and Manyoni districts, to increase their incomes by growing and selling high-quality sesame.
The Sesame marketing Project helped farmers become successful entrepreneurs by:
We pioneered the use of mobile technology to train farmers in agronomic and business skills - a method which we've found to be more cost effective and with a bigger reach than demo plots. 阅读 更多 关于 mobile learning.