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FEATURE-Kenya's parched farmers stop ploughing - but harvest more food and jobs

FEATURE-Kenya's parched farmers stop ploughing - but harvest more food and jobs

Growing crops differently, to preserve more water in the soil, is having a big payoff for farmers, and for those they hire to help them do the work

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 28 mai 2017
Kenya learns to cook with solar power – even when the sun doesn’t shine

Kenya learns to cook with solar power – even when the sun doesn’t shine

A switch to more efficient cooking in Kenya aims to cut deforestation and health problems from cooking over smoky fires

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 11 avril 2017
As solar refrigerator keeps mangoes cold, farmers’ profits heat up

As solar refrigerator keeps mangoes cold, farmers’ profits heat up

      Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation   By Leopold Obi      NZIU, Kenya, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It is a hot and cloudless morning, a sign …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 21 février 2017
PROFILE-Teaching cattle farmers in Uganda: "Sometimes death is the only way"

PROFILE-Teaching cattle farmers in Uganda: "Sometimes death is the only way"

  Source : Thomson Reuters Foundation     DAKAR, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Catherine Amerit is a livestock officer for the International Rescue Committee in Uganda.   « My role …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 13 mai 2016
Herders with machine guns intensify South Sudan land, food woes

South Sudan Herders with machine guns intensify South Sudan land, food woes

ROME, Jan 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tensions are rising in South Sudan as displaced pastoralists migrate onto lands occupied by farming communities, stoking a new series of conflicts in …

Par Chris Arsenault, le 3 janvier 2015
Burkina Faso's poorest farmers outsmart climate change – report

Burkina Burkina Faso's poorest farmers outsmart climate change – report

        LONDON, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Over the last three decades, Burkina Faso’s poorest farmers have produced food for half a million people by restoring …

Par Kieran Guilbert, le 20 octobre 2014
With rains unpredictable, Mozambique's farmers cling to traditional maize

Mozambique With rains unpredictable, Mozambique's farmers cling to traditional maize

MAPUTO, Mozambique (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Smallholder farmers in Mozambique are resisting experts’ efforts to get them to adopt hybrid varieties of maize, the main staple food, mainly because if …

Par Isaiah Esipisu, le 23 septembre 2014