How proper postharvest handling, storage have improved earnings of Gisagara maize growers
Mahoro smiles contentedly as she counts a bundle of brand new banknotes at a local cooperative in Gisagara District. The maize grower has just been paid for the 200kg of the grain she supplied the previous week.
KOJYAMUGI cooperative uses machines to remove grains from cobs. It produces over 1,200 tonnes of maize grain each season. / All photos: Kelly Rwamapera