The key to bagging bigger markets

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Mary Mumba struggles to sell her soya © Georgina Smith 

Sitting on a small stool in the shade of her home, Mary Mumba points to her crop of soya beans piled high in a scotch cart, spilling out into the spotless yard. “We struggle to find a market for soya,” she says. An enterprising small-scale farmer near the town of Mumbwa, 140 kilometres west of Zambia’s capital Lusaka, Mary’s six-hectare farm has come a long way since small beginnings. Continue reading