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Order of the British Empire awarded to Dr Christie Peacock

13 June 2014

Farm Africa is hugely proud that Dr. Christie Peacock’s work over three decades to improve the lives of some of the poorest and most remote people in Africa, has been appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). 

Moving towards moves towards accreditation for forest carbon payments

04 June 2014

Farm Africa is thrilled at the success of its Forestry Management Projects in the Bale eco-region of Ethiopia. Our model for a partnership between forest communities and local Government to sustainably manage the forest, Participatory Forest Management (PFM), has proved so successful that the Ethiopian Government has adopted it more broadly in its forest management work throughout the country.

Farm Africa helps communities sustainably manage 200,000 hectares of Ethiopian forest

19 May 2014

200,000 hectares of forest across Ethiopia’s Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP), Benishangul Gumuz and Amhara regions are now under community management. That’s an area of land more than twice the size of New York City.

Tanzanian media coverage inspires sesame farmers

13 May 2014

Farmers in Babati district are turning to sesame after learning of Farm Africa's work in teaching smallholders how to make the crop climate-tolerant and profitable. Farm Africa has been working with sesame farmers in Tanzania’s Babati district since 2010 – and our successes since then have been widely reported in local media.

Farm Africa and International Women's Day

06 March 2014

International Women’s Day, which this year takes place on Saturday 8 March, gives us the opportunity to reflect on and celebrate our work with women in eastern Africa.