Agriculture

4th Oct 2017

Kenya: Farmers collect rainwater to boost yields (Farmers Trend)

Patrick Mukuna is enjoying year-round bumper harvests of onions and kale at a time when many farmers in his area Read More

7th Jun 2017

Uganda: Saving money by using insects as chicken feed

Jenifer Ladwong had never thought of feeding insects to her chickens, although she had 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

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