Agriculture

26th Jun 2017

Burundi & Ghana: Two techniques for storing tomatoes longer 

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He felt Read More

29th Feb 2016

Farmer Marie-Thérèse Toé is a model for many women. Widowed for more than a decade, Mrs. Toé has been the sole provider for her four children. And she has done it all through farming.

Mrs Read More

27th Feb 2016

Twenty-five-year-old Christine Lenganya lifts and balances a 20-litre jerry can of water on her head, her year-old baby strapped to her Read More

25th Feb 2016

Marie Rose Iyakaremye is a woman who is not afraid of challenges. She has grown bananas for nearly 30 years in Icyeru, a small town in the Mukura district of southern Rwanda.

In 2012, Mrs Read More

18th Feb 2016

Busia County in western Kenya is home to a variety of indigenous vegetables. But for decades, a shift in popular taste away from Read More

17th Feb 2016

It’s a hot and windy afternoon in Kachwekano village, about 70 kilometres north of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. Dusty leaves swirl around Augustine Kamugisha and his colleagues as they sit Read More

12th Feb 2016

Agbegna Obed smiles as he looks at the hives in his backyard garden, holding a honeycomb in his hands. No one dares venture near his house on their own for fear of being stung by his bees.

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