Agriculture

29th Nov 2017

Zimbabwe: Solar-powered irrigation keeps harvests high during drought

Despite the worsening drought that has dried many of the fields that surround her farm in southern Zimbabwe, Mpokiseng Moyo continues to grow Read More

6th Apr 2016

Marinus Aka is a 31-year-old teacher at Regina Pacis higher technical college, and the most educated person in his family. He even teaches extra hours and classes at different schools. Though his Read More

30th Mar 2016

Five years ago, women in Mali formed the Convergence of Women for Food Sovereignty, or COFERSA. The women’s organization collects, maintains, stores, multiplies, and preserves farmer-bred seeds. Read More

25th Mar 2016

 Lovemore Kuwana cheerily lifts the lid of a container full of fresh Read More

21st Mar 2016

Akisoni Msandula has been planting trees and encouraging other farmers to do the same since before the turn of the century. Mr. Msandula lives in Thandaza village, about 35 kilometres northwest Read More

16th Mar 2016

Kathy Mbondo is a Kenyan entrepreneur who speaks from her own experience when she says, “The business terrain is rough and bumpy and only meant for those who can raise again when they fall.” Read More

8th Mar 2016

Rose Mitchell is a small-scale pumpkin farmer. A few years ago, Mrs. Mitchell started using drip irrigation on her farm. Ever since, her pumpkins fetch higher prices at the market in Bulawayo, Read More

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