26th Jun 2017

Burundi & Ghana: Two techniques for storing tomatoes longer 

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He felt Read More

24th Dec 2015

The Ebola outbreak seriously affected crop production throughout Liberia last farming season. But despite the threat of Ebola, a group of women farmers faced up to the epidemic and continued to Read More

22nd Dec 2015

Tinarimanana is a 20-year-old high school student who splits her days between attending school and raising earthworms.

On a cold and windy winter morning, Ms. Tinarimanana sits on a chair Read More

19th Dec 2015

Dairy farmers make maize silage to maximize profits

Peter Choge and three other men are busily feeding green maize plants into a shredding machine. Two of the men pick Read More

19th Dec 2015

Malawi: Farmers earn cash from watermelons despite poor markets

Robert Sosola was a man with serious financial challenges. Every year, his income from maize was dwindling Read More

17th Dec 2015

Uganda: Girl sells hibiscus juice to pay school fees

Winnie Ajok wants to finish her education. So she divides her time between the classroom and the marketplace.

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17th Dec 2015

Togo: Woman earns living by processing fish

The last rays of the sunset are fading over Katenga, a fishing village a few hundred metres from Togo’s main fishing port, Lomé Read More