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VIDEO: How partnerships and technology boosted food security in East Africa


The recently concluded USAID Market Linkages Initiative tackled food insecurity from several fronts, including consolidating grain, setting up SMS price alerts, instituting crop handling procedures, and setting up a basis for trust between farmers, buyers and intermediaries. Watch how all the pieces worked together to benefit more than 60,000 farmers and boost distribution of staple grains throughout the region.


 Also page through our Lessons Learned, an in-depth analysis of this project's innovative approaches.

Published January 2012