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Farm Africa's approach to technology

A summary of Farm Africa’s approach to developing, adapting and promoting technological innovations that enhance smallholder farmers’ land and labour productivity.

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Farm Africa's approach to land, water and environment

A summary of Farm Africa’s approach to increasing the sustainability of smallholder and agribusiness production, with a focus on conservation of essential biodiversity, woodlots and watersheds.

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Farm Africa's approach to climate-smart agriculture

A summary of Farm Africa’s approach to building the resilience of smallholder farmers to climate shocks and trends and minimising their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Tales from Tigray

Series of stories from Farm Africa's Sustainable Agriculture for Improved Food Security project.

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part six: Small-scale irrigation

Small-scale irrigation includes a wide range of techniques and approaches that supply water to land with the aim of improving soil-water management.

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part five: Honey production and marketing

Ethiopia is the largest honey producer in sub-Saharan Africa, producing on average 45,000 metric tonnes (MT) of raw honey annually. 

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part four: Goat and sheep rearing

Sheep and goats are valuable assets that can be a powerful springboard for income diversification and further asset accumulation for female-headed households.

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part three: Poultry production

Poultry rearing can be a useful way to generate regular revenue for poor households with limited access to land and labour. 

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part two: Fruit and vegetable production

Increased access to water has enabled farmers to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables at higher profit margins and with higher nutritional value.

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Sustainable agriculture for improved food security in Tigray, Ethiopia. Part one: Integrated watershed management

Back in the early 1990s Tigray was barren, without the lush green grasses and vegetarian visible today. Over the last 20 years, Farm Africa has deployed its expertise in watershed management to help the local community rehabilitate the ecosystem that underpins local communities' livelihoods.

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