Agriculture

6th Nov 2017

Senegal: Keeping urban chickens healthy, even in small spaces

Rama Ndaw slowly climbs the stairs to the terrace of her family home. She gently pushes aside feed bags piled high on the stairs. A strong odour Read More

25th Feb 2016

Marie Rose Iyakaremye is a woman who is not afraid of challenges. She has grown bananas for nearly 30 years in Icyeru, a small town in the Mukura district of southern Rwanda.

In 2012, Mrs Read More

18th Feb 2016

Busia County in western Kenya is home to a variety of indigenous vegetables. But for decades, a shift in popular taste away from Read More

17th Feb 2016

It’s a hot and windy afternoon in Kachwekano village, about 70 kilometres north of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. Dusty leaves swirl around Augustine Kamugisha and his colleagues as they sit Read More

12th Feb 2016

Agbegna Obed smiles as he looks at the hives in his backyard garden, holding a honeycomb in his hands. No one dares venture near his house on their own for fear of being stung by his bees.

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3rd Feb 2016

Marcellin Yao Yao tells anyone who will listen that he owes his life to bees. Every day, the 50-year-old beekeeper hops on his motorcycle or walks to his beehives just outside the village of 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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