Farmer's Cooperatives in Mali (Syngenta Foundation)   Souaibou Toure, head of cereal cooperative, stands next to his sorghum field in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     
 Boys weed a field of bambara nut outside Segou, Mali.
       
     
 Jatropha plantation owner Mamadi Tangara stands in his plantation in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     
 Boys ride a cow while a truck passes by in the evening in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     
 Farmer delivers milk to Milk union in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     
 Boulabassi Coumare (center), head of Milk union, and his co-workers pour milk in plastic bags for sale in the Milk union's facilities in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     
 Members of Fote Makoban, women's microcredit organization, prepare to open the cash box in Cinzana, Mali. The box is locked with three different padlocks; three keys are kept by three members. 
       
     
 Cashier of Fote makoban, women's microcredit organization in Cinzana, Mali counts money during a meeting. Women that joined the organization have increased their earnings and gained independence.
       
     
 Women sell fruits and shoes outside Segou, Mali.
       
     
 People work in rice fields in Diabaly, Mali.
       
     
 Siblings pound millet in a yard of their home outside Segou, Mali.
       
     
 Seeds at a Faso Kaba seed shop in Bamako, Mali.
       
     
 In  The Guardian , UK ( link to story  by Jack Craze)
       
     
  Farmer's Cooperatives in Mali (Syngenta Foundation)   Souaibou Toure, head of cereal cooperative, stands next to his sorghum field in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     

Farmer's Cooperatives in Mali (Syngenta Foundation)

Souaibou Toure, head of cereal cooperative, stands next to his sorghum field in Cinzana, Mali.

 Boys weed a field of bambara nut outside Segou, Mali.
       
     

Boys weed a field of bambara nut outside Segou, Mali.

 Jatropha plantation owner Mamadi Tangara stands in his plantation in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     

Jatropha plantation owner Mamadi Tangara stands in his plantation in Cinzana, Mali.

 Boys ride a cow while a truck passes by in the evening in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     

Boys ride a cow while a truck passes by in the evening in Cinzana, Mali.

 Farmer delivers milk to Milk union in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     

Farmer delivers milk to Milk union in Cinzana, Mali.

 Boulabassi Coumare (center), head of Milk union, and his co-workers pour milk in plastic bags for sale in the Milk union's facilities in Cinzana, Mali.
       
     

Boulabassi Coumare (center), head of Milk union, and his co-workers pour milk in plastic bags for sale in the Milk union's facilities in Cinzana, Mali.

 Members of Fote Makoban, women's microcredit organization, prepare to open the cash box in Cinzana, Mali. The box is locked with three different padlocks; three keys are kept by three members. 
       
     

Members of Fote Makoban, women's microcredit organization, prepare to open the cash box in Cinzana, Mali. The box is locked with three different padlocks; three keys are kept by three members. 

 Cashier of Fote makoban, women's microcredit organization in Cinzana, Mali counts money during a meeting. Women that joined the organization have increased their earnings and gained independence.
       
     

Cashier of Fote makoban, women's microcredit organization in Cinzana, Mali counts money during a meeting. Women that joined the organization have increased their earnings and gained independence.

 Women sell fruits and shoes outside Segou, Mali.
       
     

Women sell fruits and shoes outside Segou, Mali.

 People work in rice fields in Diabaly, Mali.
       
     

People work in rice fields in Diabaly, Mali.

 Siblings pound millet in a yard of their home outside Segou, Mali.
       
     

Siblings pound millet in a yard of their home outside Segou, Mali.

 Seeds at a Faso Kaba seed shop in Bamako, Mali.
       
     

Seeds at a Faso Kaba seed shop in Bamako, Mali.

 In  The Guardian , UK ( link to story  by Jack Craze)
       
     

In The Guardian, UK (link to story by Jack Craze)