Photo of the Week: Improving Soy Harvests in India

March 27, 2014

With TechnoServe's support, soy farmers in Rajasthan are boosting their yields and building a better future.

In India’s Rajasthan state, Mustaq Ahmed is building a better future for his family through soybeans. TechnoServe worked with Mustaq and his neighbors three years ago, training them on farming techniques and connecting them to markets. Today, the changes have taken hold. Farming families in Mustaq’s village are earning higher incomes from soy and improving their standard of living. Mustaq has doubled his yields, and he’s able to provide his three sons with an education. “If we have money, we can think about the future,” Mustaq says.

Read more about our work with farmers around the world in our annual update: World View 2014

 

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