Agriculture

23rd Apr 2018

Kenya: Farmers use earthworms to make organic fertilizer

It’s 10 o’clock in the morning and Caleb Omolo is walking around his farm and inspecting his crops. He stops at a nursery full of coffee trees and moves slowly 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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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

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