Agriculture

11th Sep 2017

Ethiopia: Row planting fava bean for a greater harvest

 The village offices of Bakelo kebele are perched midway up a hill, and small fields dot the land above, below, and all around. In the weeks before the fava Read More

28th Jan 2016

Justin Dlomo watches with a growing sense of dread as his small herd of emaciated cattle scrounge for bits of dry grass.

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24th Jan 2016

 Bertha Chibhememe smiles as she shows off her traditional seed varieties at a seed fair. The 45-year-old farms in the Sangwe communal area Read More

24th Jan 2016

Small-scale maize farmers in many parts of Malawi are worried about the current dry spell. Some areas have been without rain for two or Read More

17th Jan 2016

Esther Djuidjeu is a 35-year-old farmer and mother of four. She lives in Bokito, a town in Cameroon’s Centre Region. While she plays with her 5-month-old baby, she receives a text message on her Read More

6th Jan 2016

Jean Pascal Simporé is a man who loves challenges. After finishing school, he found it hard to find a job in his chosen field of public administration. So Mr. Simporé turned to farming.

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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

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