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PMIL works primarily in the countries of Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Mozambique Senegal, Uganda, and Zambia, where peanuts are an important source of food security, cash revenue and agricultural diversity.

Most peanut farmers in these countries:

  • Farm less than two acres
  • Using mainly manual labor and hand tools
  • Only produce yields of 500 to 800 pounds per acre on average
  • Are mostly women growing peanuts to feed their families
  • Will sell the remainder of what they grow in local markets for cash

Select one of these focus countries to learn about the country and peanut production and use.

Explore the map to see PMIL research locations. Select a location for details on the projects located there.