Agriculture

14th Aug 2017

Tanzania: Farmers detain cattle in clashes with pastoralists

In the Bagamoyo district on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast, it’s common to see Maasai herders leading flocks of cattle, sheep, and goats. Many Maasai are 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

9th Aug 2016

Congo-Brazzaville: Vegetable gardeners introduce their children to farming

David Manzandi stands in a field, his slim figure emerging between rows of vegetables. With his Read More

4th Aug 2016

Malawi: Strength in numbers for milk producers

Bertha Likhaluwe stands proudly beside her three cows, which are fenced in a wooden pen beside her brick house. The mother Read More

26th Jul 2016

On an average day, you can find Alphonse Sie Palm amongst 100 large, pink, noisy pigs, in one of the 13 pens on his farm. This is a successful pig breeding operation, fuelled by the 32-year-old’s Read More

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