Featured Farmer Stories


Kenya: Resilient entrepreneur invests in pawpaw and passion fruit after losing watermelon crop (Farmbiz Africa)

Margaret Mutheu stands under a pawpaw tree, proudly showing off a cluster of healthy fruit as someone snaps a photo. She is […]

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC: Small-scale miner turns to oranges for profitable, safer career

In the cold, high-altitude mountainous area of Nyabibwe, in DRC, Ajuwa Bertin and his two young brothers head to the family coffee […]


Broadcaster how-to guide: Producing mini-docs

Mini-documentaries are short reports from the field that document the story of one person who encounters a problem and overcomes it. These […]


Mongabay writing opportunities: Changing Africa project

Mongabay is inviting journalists to pitch news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, or other projects to be published on their website in […]


An urban migrant makes his own luck in organic farming

Sibongile Sityebi heads up an urban agricultural masterpiece, supported by Ntombesine and Vuyokazi Wulana, two demure but hard working women from the […]

Analysing farm radio through contemporary models of science communication (Kilimo Media)

Fabian Oswald, completed his Masters degree at the Kalsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.  The focus of his work was based on […]

FAO uses radio and Farmer Field School approach to support farmers facing the Fall armyworm

The Fall armyworm is a caterpillar, a member of the Lepidopteran family, that feeds in large numbers on a wide variety of […]