Script of the week

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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