Agriculture

23rd Apr 2018

Kenya: Farmers use earthworms to make organic fertilizer

It’s 10 o’clock in the morning and Caleb Omolo is walking around his farm and inspecting his crops. He stops at a nursery full of coffee trees and moves slowly 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

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

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