Script of the week

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Issue Pack: Groundnut value chain in Malawi: post-harvest

admin July 08, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Zambia highlights the potential of processing groundnuts into peanut butter. Our Script of the week is an […]

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Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

admin June 24, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer stories, our Script of the week focuses on trees and agroforestry. The script discusses Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration […]

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Nomadic people fight fowl pox in Mali

admin June 09, 2019

All three of our archived Farmer stories this week talk about chickens—as does our Script of the week. In Mali, nearly 80% […]

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You can make compost in two to three weeks

admin May 26, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from the Republic of Congo focuses on compost. So does our Script of the week. Imagine this. You […]

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Backgrounder on dairy production

admin May 12, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer story from Kenya, our Script of the week focuses on dairy farming. Dairy production is a major economic […]

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Raising goats to beat the drought in eastern Kenya

admin April 29, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Ghana is about the changing climate in that country. Our Script of the week also covers climate […]

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Fonio

admin April 14, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Mali discusses the cereal crop, fonio. So does our Script of the week. Fonio is considered to […]

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Maize farmers overcome post-harvest challenges

admin April 07, 2019

Farmers, and especially women farmers, face many challenges in managing their maize crops. Rain before the crop is harvested or while it’s […]

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The benefits of conservation agriculture

admin March 31, 2019

Two of this week’s Farmer stories—both from Ethiopia—talk about different aspects of conservation agriculture, which is also the topic of our Script […]

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African traditional vegetables back on the table

admin March 24, 2019

One of this week’s Farmer stories from Burkina Faso focuses on juvenile nutrition. Our Script of the week also looks at nutrition. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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