Farmer Stories tagged "tomatoes"

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Burkina Faso: Rural women’s group makes and markets tomato puree (AgribusinessTV)

admin August 27, 2018

A group of women stand around a wooden table, slicing countless bright red tomatoes, preparing them to be processed into tomato puree. […]

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Comoros: Farmers switch from growing bananas to more profitable tomatoes

Ahmed Bacar February 05, 2018

In his camouflage pants, Ali Msa looks like a soldier in action. But he’s a gardener. Mr. Msa waters his tomato plants […]

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Burundi & Ghana: Two techniques for storing tomatoes longer (by Jean de Dieu Ununahazwe & Anais Voski)

admin April 10, 2017

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after […]

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Malawi: Tomato farmers use pesticides to protect their livelihoods

Mark Ndipita January 16, 2017

It is a chilly Saturday morning and the sky is engulfed with a dark grey cloud, signaling that it might rain soon. […]

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Burundi: Farmer finds new technique for preserving tomatoes

Jean de Dieu Ininahazwe November 28, 2016

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after […]

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Cameroon: New way of growing tomatoes leads to success (Agribusiness TV)

admin October 17, 2016

Jean Marie Kameni turned to farming to save a bit of money while teaching secondary school in his village. He shares his […]

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Nigeria: Tomato farmers struggle to combat pest infestation

Ted Phido June 20, 2016

Nigerians love tomatoes. They are an important ingredient in many popular dishes, and farmers like them because they fetch a good price […]

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Burkina Faso: Women process tomatoes for profit

Nourou-Dhine Salouka February 29, 2016

Thérèse Ouédraogo proudly stands in front of stacks of jars containing tomato purée. Mrs. Ouédraogo is the president of a women’s group […]

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Malawi: Farmer turns tomatoes to gold

Mark Ndipita November 09, 2015

Eliza Biliati has grown maize all her life. It’s the staple food her family depends on. But her harvest was only enough […]

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