Farmer Stories tagged "groundnuts"

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Zambia: Farmers increase groundnut income by making peanut butter

Nchimunya Mutinta July 08, 2019

Muketoi Lubinda sits in a chair at his corner shop. He sells peanut butter at Soweto market in the heart of Lusaka, […]

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Malawi: Farmers increase yields by planting groundnuts in two rows per ridge

Lovemore Khomo January 21, 2019

It rained cats and dogs yesterday, a sign to farmers of the beginning of the rainy season. But today is cloudy and […]

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Sénégal: Groundnut is like gold for rural women

Yaye Moussou Traoré January 13, 2019

It’s early afternoon in November, the sun is directly overhead, and overwhelming heat reigns in Kaolack, a city in the heart of […]

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Senegal: Groundnut farmers use organic methods to protect their health and the environment

Emile Dasylva July 03, 2018

With headphones dangling from one ear and a cap to shield his eyes from the sun, Cheikh Thiam scrapes the earth to […]

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Malawi: Keeping groundnuts dry to make profits high

John Paul Kayuni April 10, 2017

Cosmas Chindoko sits on a low wooden stool outside his home in Nkwawe, a village in Mchinji district, about 100 kilometres west […]

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Kenya: Organic macadamia nuts help farmers survive drought (Trust)

admin February 06, 2017

On a dusty summer day in the village of Githure in central Kenya, a tall farmer named Francis Mureithi scoops up manure […]

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Malawi: Improved soil fertility boosts groundnut harvest

Lovemore Khomo July 18, 2016

William Shema is singing after this year’s good groundnut harvest. And it’s all because of his improved soil fertility. The 42-year-old farms […]

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Malawi: Farmer gets more profit with groundnuts than tobacco

Luciano Milala July 11, 2016

Life hasn’t been easy for 31-year-old Gelson Phesele in the 12 years since he finished secondary school. After he got married, he […]

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Malawi: High quality groundnuts market themselves

John Paul Kayuni July 04, 2016

Cosmas Chindoko sits on a low wooden stool outside his home in Nkwawe, a village in Mchinji district, about 100 kilometres west […]

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Malawi: Farmers use Mandela cocks to dry and preserve groundnuts

Mark Ndipita November 03, 2014

Linesi Banda tries to pick up a sack of unshelled groundnuts at her home in Chiosya, a village 19 kilometres north of […]

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