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Gifts that give back

24 November 2020

Give your loved ones thoughtful treats this festive season. Farm Africa has partnered with a selection of independent brands, which donate a percentage of sales to our programmes embedding sustainable farming and food production in eastern Africa. 

The results are in: women run Kanungu's coffee sector but are pushed out of profits

23 November 2020

A new study from Farm Africa reveals that women in the Kanungu district of Uganda are the backbone of the area’s coffee industry, which fuels the local economy, yet have little access to the rewards generated by it.

Farm Africa announces virtual carol concert

10 November 2020

Farm Africa has announced its annual carol concert will take place virtually for the first time from 7pm to 7.45pm on Wednesday 16 December 2020. The concert will be hosted by farmer and star of Quest’s ‘Born Mucky – Life on the farm’, Ally Hunter Blair, and will feature readings by the charity’s patron Michael Palin and agricultural journalist and broadcaster Anna Jones, as well as a selection of seasonal carols.

Urgent anticipatory action needed for communities impacted and at risk of re-infestation by desert locusts in the Greater Horn of Africa

02 November 2020

A joint statement from the Regional Desert Locust Alliance calling for action on the desert locust invasion in order to reduce the impact of the crisis while strengthening the resilience of extremely vulnerable populations. 

Farm Africa kicks off construction of a vegetable pack house in Trans Nzoia County

28 October 2020

Farm Africa has begun the construction of a vegetable pack house in Cherangany, Trans Nzoia County, Kenya, to make it easier for smallholder farmers to market their fresh horticultural produce and reduce post-harvest losses.The construction of the pack house has been made possible by a two-year funding extension by retailer Aldi UK.