Featured Farmer Stories


Malawi: Mice, fires, and hungry livestock challenge farmers wanting to use crop residues

If you walk along the main roads and pass through the sparse villages, you will see stretches of maize fields covering the […]


Zambia: Conservation agriculture helps fight climate change and hunger (IPS)

Damiano Malambo was skeptical about conservation agriculture—until El Nino hit southern Zambia and left millions of people without food. He recalls: “The […]


Fact-checking tips and tools

This week’s Spotlight features the work of Africa Check, the first and only independent fact-checking organization on the continent. In addition to […]


Arthur J. Carter Journalism Institute Reporting Award

This award allows reporters to access up to US$12,500 for a work of journalism in any medium that reports on significant, underreported […]