Agriculture

14th Jun 2018

Tanzania: Farmers conserve soil in hilly farms with minimum tillage and crop residues.

The sky is clear and the sun is shining brightly on the steep, green slopes of Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. Farmer Felix Read More

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

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

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