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

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

20th Jul 2016

Though heavy rains drenched parts of East Africa in April, Makueni County in eastern Kenya remains dry―and no one is sure when the rains will come. But the women in Kikumbulyu village are not Read More

12th Jul 2016

In 2011, Razak Adjei moved from the village of Tchamba to study economics in Lomé, the Togolese capital. He soon realized that young Togolese graduates face high unemployment rates, and that a Read More

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