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The view from Kilosa

02 January 2015

It’s a Wednesday morning in November and it’s sizzling hot in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian city.November is the ‘hottest month’ in the city with temperatures peaking at 34 degrees Celsius. 

We are about to embark on a 290 km journey from Dar es Salaam to Kilosa to collect case studies for new projects we are developing there. It’s a five hour drive with a brief stop in Morogoro.

Growth in a waterless place

16 September 2014

Farm Africa's Chief Executive, Nigel Harris, returned to Kitui in Kenya after three and a half years to visit a new project and hear from the farmers who are learning to grow sustainable, drought-tolerant crops.

Reflecting on my adventures at the Farm Africa London hub...

22 July 2014

After an inspirational month’s secondment to the UK, our Ethiopian Communications Officer Samrawit Sintayehu is back in her office in Addis Ababa and taking the opportunity to reflect on the rest of her trip.

My first fortnight in the Farm Africa London hub

10 July 2014

It was a lovely bright day when I landed at Heathrow International Airport two weeks ago. Even though it is my second time here in the UK, the hugeness and busyness of Heathrow made me nervous. Thankfully Farm Africa’s London hub had arranged for a taxi driver to be at the gate with my name before I became too confused!

Turning back the tide of deforestation in Ethiopia

02 June 2014

After eight hours driving south-east from Addis Ababa, my wife and I have arrived in Ethiopia’s beautiful Bale Mountains. It’s a stunning area and a complete contrast to the honking traffic of Addis.

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