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30 marathons to celebrate 30 years of supporting Farm Africa

07 February 2017

Sixty-three-year-old Sussex sheep farmer Tim Jury began running marathons for Farm Africa back in 2003 and hasn’t looked back since. Among the 30 marathons he plans this year, for the London Marathon, he is making things even harder for himself by running dressed as a goat, last year it was a chicken!

 

Bringing maize back to farms in Bale

03 February 2017

For the first time in four years Mr Aliyie from Ethiopia’s Bale Eco-region has brought in a bumper harvest: a fantastic 2,500 kg of maize. 

Nairobi restaurant scene out in full raising funds for Farm Africa

27 January 2017

Ashley Palmer-Watts, Luca Pintus, Dennis Mwakulua kick off Nairobi Restaurant Week.

Food security on the agenda at NFU / Farm Africa event

24 January 2017

Global food security and the growing need to invest in sustainable supply chains were in the spotlight this afternoon at a discussion event convened by the NFU and Farm Africa.

Ashley Palmer-Watts launches Nairobi Restaurant Week and revisits Joyce the fish farmer

18 January 2017

Ashley Palmer-Watts, executive chef at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, is back in Kenya this week for the launch of Nairobi Restaurant Week and has visited Joyce the fish-farmer he met back in 2012.