Featured Farmer Stories


Rwanda: Farmers in need get free disease-resistant cassava (The New Times)

Jean Paul Sebarera had given up on growing cassava after brown streak disease, known locally as kabore, devastated plantations in his area. […]


Zimbabwe: Climate-friendly seeds help farmers adapt (The Standard/ The Southern Times)

Drought has become so common in Bulilima, Zimbabwe, that many farmers have stopped growing maize altogether. Bulilima is one of the country‚Äôs […]


Preventing and managing cassava diseases

This week, we feature two stories about disease-resistant varieties of cassava. Researchers are developing cassava varieties that produce higher yields, tolerate drought, […]


Prizes for innovative digital storytelling

The New Media Writing Prize celebrates stories that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. Four prizes are available, including […]