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Tablet computers used as portable demo plots for sesame training

04 August 2015

Farm Africa has been helping sesame farmers to grow bigger and better crops using tablet computers set up with mobile training classes.

The Glue in Our Interconnected World - Reflections from my visit to Farm Africa's work in Ethiopia (July 2015)

22 July 2015

Farm Africa Trustee and lead for KPMG’s Global Development Initiative, Serena Brown, travels to the Bale Mountains in Ethiopia and then on to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa.

Postcard from Ethiopia: Man and nature in a cup of coffee

04 March 2015

Bale Mountains, south-east of Addis Ababa: biodiversity hotspot and surely one of the most extraordinary places on earth. I’ve been fortunate with Farm Africa to visit many wonderful landscapes but this one is something else...

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.

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