Agriculture

29th Nov 2017

Zimbabwe: Solar-powered irrigation keeps harvests high during drought

Despite the worsening drought that has dried many of the fields that surround her farm in southern Zimbabwe, Mpokiseng Moyo continues to grow Read More

20th Jun 2017

DRC: How banana farmers are beating bacterial wilt

This morning, like many others, Joséphine Ndamubuya only has Read More

17th Jun 2017

Mali: Digging manure pits to grow more vegetables

It is early morning in Walirde, a small village in Sévare, a neighbourhood in the northern Mali city of Mopti.

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13th Jun 2017

Uganda: Women’s groups promote rainwater harvesting for farming and sanitation 

There are 125 rainwater harvesting tanks in the Luweer district of central Uganda. This is Read More

12th Jun 2017

Tanzania: Students encouraged to plant trees to prevent desertification

The home of Gladness Pallangyo—also known as Mama Gladness—is green and dense with trees and banana Read More

9th Jun 2017

Cameroon: Eco-friendly charcoal to reduce deforestation (InfoCongo)

Muller Tankeu Nandou is determined to reduce the pressure on the beautiful mangrove forests in Cameroon Read More

8th Jun 2017

Uganda: New bean varieties grow—and cook—quickly

Jenifer Nakaye describes her beans as “fast”—both for growing Read More

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