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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
When her crop failed four years ago, Godwin went back to the classroom to learn new farming methods, how to add value to her product and how to draw up a business plan to access credit.
The next year, her yam and groundnut yield doubled.
Today, her family is food and financially secure, a claim that not many smallholder farmers in her village in central Nigeria can make.
Godwin is also an employer with three staff who share the profits of her peanut shelling and processing business. /IPS (END//2012)