Script of the week

...

Women and credit: A three-part series

admin March 10, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Senegal highlights the benefits of incremental saving—regularly putting a small amount of money aside so it’s available […]

Read more

...

Appropriate farming tools for African women farmers

admin March 03, 2019

All of this week’s Farmer stories are about women’s success and women’s empowerment. But we know that there are many roadblocks on […]

Read more

...

Backgrounder on seeds and seed breeding

admin February 23, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Mali focuses on the benefits of hybrid seeds. Our Script of the week is a backgrounder all […]

Read more

...

Teaching youth about sexuality

admin February 17, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso focuses on opening the communication channels between youth and parents to promote healthy sexuality, among […]

Read more

...

Crop rotation and intercropping reduce damage from striga weed

admin February 10, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Togo talks about the benefits of crop rotation and intercropping. Our Script of the week highlights one […]

Read more

...

A Kenyan farmer uses water hyacinth to feed chickens

admin February 03, 2019

For many years, farmers in Kenya used grains to feed their chickens. But more recently, drought has hit many parts of the […]

Read more

...

Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

admin January 21, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Ethiopia presents the benefits of home garden agroforestry. Our Script of the week also focuses on the […]

Read more

...

Cassava is wealth: New harmonized standards for processing cassava flour in East and Central Africa

admin January 13, 2019

This week’s Farmer stories from Senegal and Kenya focus on processing raw foods to increase their value, extend their shelf life, and […]

Read more

...

Velvet bean shades the wash basin

admin January 05, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from DRC talks about using Mucuna pruriens to manage weeds and improve soil fertility. Our Script of the […]

Read more

...

Farmers try no-till farming in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

admin December 23, 2018

Conservation agriculture offers simple practices that farmers can use to address the negative impacts of climate change and learn how to “farm […]

Read more

...

Reviving banana production to boost incomes in western Kenya

admin December 17, 2018

Bananas are one of the most important crops in East and Central Africa, both as a staple food and as a source […]

Read more

...

Beans, a family affair: A five-part radio drama

admin December 02, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Tanzania raises some of the challenges women farmers face, including a lack of control over land and […]

Read more