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

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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