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Farm Africa at COP26

28 October 2021

Farm Africa staff will participate in events at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, both in-person and virtually, to share the organisation’s experience and learning in helping rural communities across eastern Africa to adapt to and mitigate climate change. 

COP26 dialogue looks at how sorghum can build Tanzanian farmers' climate resilience

26 October 2021

In the run-up to the COP26 climate change conference, Farm Africa organised two local dialogues in Dodoma, Tanzania, focused on the opportunities and challenges for women and young people in producing and marketing sorghum, a drought-tolerant crop that is better suited to the region’s increasingly erratic rainfall than maize, the staple crop traditionally grown there.

Empowering women in the coffee sector in Uganda

20 October 2021

Learn how Farm Africa's project in Kanungu, Uganda empowered women coffee producers to access the coffee market, participate in coffee cooperatives, take on leadership roles, and change decision-making dynamics within households.

Pilot project boosted Kenyan fish farmers' production and adoption of high-quality inputs

19 October 2021

A closing report has highlighted how the Piloting market-led solutions for aquaculture development to smallholders in Kenya initiative, funded by Msingi East Africa and implemented by Farm Africa, has improved fish farming practices, bolstered market linkages and increased farmers’ adoption of quality fish feeds and fingerlings (young fish).

Combating climate change and improving lives with fuel-efficient stoves in rural Ethiopia

05 October 2021

Fuel-efficient cook stoves have provided young people in rural Ethiopia with the chance to both boost their incomes and combat climate change.