Agriculture

14th Jun 2018

Tanzania: Farmers conserve soil in hilly farms with minimum tillage and crop residues.

The sky is clear and the sun is shining brightly on the steep, green slopes of Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. Farmer Felix Read More

4th Aug 2016

Malawi: Strength in numbers for milk producers

Bertha Likhaluwe stands proudly beside her three cows, which are fenced in a wooden pen beside her brick house. The mother Read More

26th Jul 2016

On an average day, you can find Alphonse Sie Palm amongst 100 large, pink, noisy pigs, in one of the 13 pens on his farm. This is a successful pig breeding operation, fuelled by the 32-year-old’s Read More

20th Jul 2016

Though heavy rains drenched parts of East Africa in April, Makueni County in eastern Kenya remains dry―and no one is sure when the rains will come. But the women in Kikumbulyu village are not Read More

12th Jul 2016

In 2011, Razak Adjei moved from the village of Tchamba to study economics in Lomé, the Togolese capital. He soon realized that young Togolese graduates face high unemployment rates, and that a Read More

5th Jul 2016

Divas Matinyadze carefully inspects one of his 47 traditional beehives, which are fashioned from dead tree trunks. The hives are hidden in a dense patch of forest along a narrow dirt path beside Read More

5th Jul 2016

It’s a cold Sunday morning, and Nomalanga Gumede’s face and blouse are soaked with water spilling from the 20-litre bucket she carries on her head. The 45-year-old widow makes several trips to Read More

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