Using improved varieties of groundnut for processing is helping meet demand for groundnut oil, boosting incomes and empowering women.
Varieties SAMNUT 23 & SAMNUT 24 yield thrice as much oil as native groundnut.
ICRISAT promotes groundnut production technology in Yadakwari Community, Nigeria with Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN).
Up to 350 liters of groundnut oil produced per week
High demand for pure groundnut oil leads to profitable sale of oil (US$ 1.2/L)
Sale of kuli-kuli (groundnut snack) prepared by WOFAN fetches US$ 12 per bag.
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