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Chamwino female farmers mean business

08 February 2024

The Juhudi women’s group from the Chamwino district of Tanzania is a force to be reckoned with. The 72 female farmers who make up the group now know that strength lies in numbers. By working together, they are on their way to building a thriving business collectively growing and selling fruit and vegetables that are in high demand.

Farm Africa and NFU parliamentary reception highlights climate challenges facing small-scale farmers

17 January 2024

Farm Africa and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) held a parliamentary reception on 16 January highlighting the need to support smallholder farmers worldwide in tackling the climate crisis. Speakers included Saqib Bhatti MP; Mark Spencer MP, Minister for Food, Farming and Fisheries; Minette Batters, President of the National Farmers Union; Sarah Champion MP, Chair of the International Development Committee; and Dr Diana Onyango, Head of Technical Team at Farm Africa.

Sowing seeds for the future in Dodoma, Tanzania

29 November 2023

Like most parents, Alex and Grace embrace every opportunity to improve their family's quality of life, but being small-scale farmers in Dodoma, Tanzania, those opportunities aren't easy to come by. Alex says taking part in Farm Africa's Climate Smart Agriculture project, funded by the World Food Programme, has been life-changing.

Spicing up Tanzania's rural economy

10 October 2023

Meet Sarena Food Products, a Tanzanian spice company that overcame challenges with support from the DECIDE project. Funded by Norad, the project works with small and medium enterprises in Tanzania with economic growth, which is crucial to reducing poverty in the region.

Food and farming executives raise over £200,000 for eastern African farmers on a trek across western Tanzania

25 September 2023

A team of food and farming executives has successfully completed the Mahale Mountains Challenge, an extraordinary 80-kilometre trek through the remote National Park in western Tanzania, and raised over £200,000 plus Gift Aid for Farm Africa.

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