You are here: Home > News

News

Farm Africa proud to support Ethiopia's 2020 Green Legacy Campaign

30 July 2020

Farm Africa took part in Ethiopia’s Green Legacy Campaign in the Oromia Region, planting local tree nurseries in the town of Mojo, Galorape and Abine Garmama to support a national movement to protect Ethiopia’s landscape and diverse fauna.

Urgent Support Needed for Pastoralist and Agro-Pastoralist Households Impacted by the Desert Locust Crisis during the COVID-19 Pandemic

16 July 2020

Urgent support is necessary to complement the already ongoing efforts by NGOS, governments and UN agencies, otherwise the desert locust crisis will lead to increased vulnerability of pastoralist and agro-pastoralists communities throughout the greater Horn of Africa.

Supporting Ugandan women to keep goats healthy through COVID-19 pandemic

15 July 2020

With funding from Irish Aid, Farm Africa is working to ensure that more than 100 groups of pastoralist women in Karamoja in north-eastern Uganda, are able to keep their goats healthy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Waitrose providing financial support to farmers in Kenya amid COVID-19 pandemic

22 April 2020

The Waitrose & Partners Foundation has unlocked £200,000 from its Global Fund to protect farming communities overseas adversely affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic. The package will include £88,000 in support to Waitrose’s suppliers in Kenya, with whom Farm Africa has been working since partnering with the Waitrose & Partners Foundation in 2017.

Addressing the Double-Crisis of Locusts and COVID-19 in the greater Horn of Africa

17 April 2020

A statement from the Regional Desert Locust Alliance. The combined impacts of COVID-19 and the desert locust invasion. The alliance confirms that the locust invasion will worsen the already dire food security situation in the greater Horn of Africa. It is critical that locust surveillance and control operations, as well as livelihood and food security responses continue, even with the movement restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the virus.