Script of the week

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Women’s right to land is necessary for community development

admin March 20, 2017

Like this week’s Farmer story from Senegal, our Script of the week focuses on land and land rights. Across Africa, women provide […]

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Diversification on the farm

admin March 13, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya talks about the benefits of diversifying the crops farmers grow, and mentions several practices which increase […]

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The Love Letter project: An invitation for men to stand by their wives during pregnancy and childbirth

admin March 06, 2017

In keeping with this week’s theme, our Script of the week also deals with an issue that is vital to both women […]

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Farmers improve yields with traditional soil-building practices that restore and fertilize damaged soils

admin February 20, 2017

In this week’s Farmer story from Kenya, Elizabeth Wambui conserves water and reclaims degraded land by using Zai pits. Zai pits have […]

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Water-efficient gardens: Water is life

admin February 13, 2017

Like this week’s Farmer stories from Zambia and Kenya, our Script of the week focuses on water. It is undeniable that water […]

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Feed your birds right: How the King of guinea fowl farmers won his crown

admin February 06, 2017

Our Farmer story from Ghana features an award-winning guinea fowl farmer. And our Script of the week features a drama which introduces […]

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Issue Pack: Soil fertility and climate change

admin January 30, 2017

As this week’s Farmer story from Uganda shows, infertile soil is a major issue. Our Script of the week talks about improving […]

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Let’s preserve our fruit and vegetables!

admin January 23, 2017

Like this week’s Farmer story from Tanzania, our Script of the week talks about preserving fruit and vegetables. The presence of fruit […]

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Innovative farmer uses pounded maize cobs to protect stored maize

admin January 16, 2017

Farmers experience huge losses after harvesting cereals in general, and after harvesting maize in particular. Between planting and the time when the […]

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Why insects might be the ideal feed for chickens and fish, parts I and 2

admin January 09, 2017

The major ingredients in animal and fish feed—including soya beans, fish oil, and seed cakes—are becoming expensive, while the availability of fish […]

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Health benefits of sorghum, the forgotten cereal

admin December 23, 2016

Our Script of the week continues this week’s focus on nutrition. Sorghum is part of the cereal family—like millet, wheat, barley, maize, […]

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Raising rabbits for meat and profit: Parts one and two

admin December 19, 2016

This week’s story from DRC features the same topic as our Scripts of the week: raising rabbits. Rabbits can be of great […]

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