Farmer Stories tagged "marketing"

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Malawi: Clubs help farmers benefit from groundnut farming

Pauline Kaude September 29, 2019

It’s a bright Wednesday morning and Phillip Msakwiza is busy supervising construction work for his new house. He is using the proceeds […]

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Malawi: Women and youth join co-operative to access better groundnut markets

Matalitso Banda September 29, 2019

It’s four o’clock in the morning, but Alice Kawaye is already awake in her well-thatched grass house. The 38-year-old farmer is cleaning […]

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Malawi: Shared decision-making boosts family farming income

Grace Kapatuka September 29, 2019

It’s about 11 o’clock in the morning and Diffat Chinyama and his wife Lunia are returning home from planting beans in their […]

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Senegal: A marketplace to support sustainable local agri-businesses

Yaye Moussou Traoré July 08, 2019

In Senegal, there are many local producers and processors of organic products, grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides and processed without additives. […]

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DRC: Farmers come together to better market their maize

Joseph Tsongo May 12, 2019

Henriette Sahengema exits a big cinderblock building happily counting new bills. In the midst of several farmers, she smiles. This is the […]

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Senegal: Competition in the rice market

Hélène Boucher April 14, 2019

Since the 1960s, rice has become widespread throughout teranga, the land of Senegalese hospitality. Here, rice is cultivated in three different environments: […]

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Burkina Faso: Special market in Zogona promotes “agro-ecological” products that please both farmers and consumers (AgribusinessTV)

admin March 31, 2019

Each Saturday morning, the neighbourhood of Zogona in the city of Ouagadougou is animated with the bustle of a special market for […]

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Tanzania: Rice farmers thrive thanks to good planting practices

Mary Mwaisenye February 17, 2019

It’s eight o’clock in the morning. Yohana Lyapa is just arriving at his rice field with a hoe in his hands. The […]

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Zimbabwe: Poor prices force farmers to switch from cotton to bird’s eye chilies

Robson Mlambo February 04, 2019

For Caritas Dube, growing cotton for export used to feel like winning a lottery. Prices were good and the 70-year-old farmer made […]

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Senegal: Consumers want local rice, but market complications make it hard to find

Omar Bally Balde October 01, 2018

Sliced onions, spices, and peppers fill a plastic bowl on a shelf in Seynabou Gaelle Diop Diongue’s kitchen. For today’s lunch, the […]

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Congo-Brazzaville: Farmers profit by developing local market for watermelon

Marien Nzikou-Massala October 01, 2018

Bakary Fofana’s straw hat protects his eyes from the bright sunlight, but he can’t escape the heat. From time to time, he […]

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Uganda: Radio helps farmers find better markets for orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Pius Sawa October 01, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting with other farmers, holding […]

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