Agriculture

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

27th Sep 2016

Burundi: Farmer improves banana yield with compost

Emmanuel Nshakavyanka knew his land was exhausted. As it gradually lost fertility over the years, his banana trees Read More

20th Sep 2016

Kenya: Where there is no Internet, farmers use SMS to find farming solutions

When Paul’s goat stopped eating, he was worried. He says, “I live in the village, more than 10 Read More

8th Sep 2016

Rwanda: Nineteen-year-old entrepreneur solves village water problem

When 19-year-old Yvette Ishimwe’s family relocated from Kigali to Kayonza district, 90 kilometres east Read More

5th Sep 2016

Ghana: Warehouse keeps maize dry and profits high

Memunata Abdulai opens the door to a small warehouse. Inside are dozens of stuffed bags of maize in neatly stacked rows. Read More

1st Sep 2016

Zambia: Fertilizer made from groundnut shells and leaves improves maize harvest

Chosiwe Shanzi is innovating. She makes her own fertilizer to improve her maize harvest. Read More

16th Aug 2016

Uganda: Rearing geese makes good business sense

Immaculately dressed, forty-year-old Grace Omia stands in her fenced compound smiling and feeding her geese. They are Read More

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