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Carol concert raises record-breaking £9,400

16 December 2016

Farm Africa's annual carol concert, Fables and Festivities, which was held at St Magnus the Church in the City of London last night, has raised a record £9,400 for the charity's work helping farmers in eastern Africa to grow their way out of poverty. 

Tanzanian sesame farmers trial new training app on their smartphones

15 December 2016

Farm Africa has been working to train sesame farmers in Tanzania using smartphones loaded with training apps.

Re-greening the Bale lowlands, one tree at a time

06 December 2016

With heightened global awareness of the dangers of deforestation and the resulting water stress that it causes, Farm Africa has implemented a pilot scheme encouraging farmers to grow trees on their land.

Irrigation systems offer new opportunities to young Kenyan farmers

17 November 2016

In October 2016, a group of young farmers participating in Farm Africa’s Growing Futures project in Trans Nzoia County, Kenya, received the equipment they needed to start irrigating their farm plots.

State of emergency in Ethiopia

17 October 2016

A six-month state of emergency has been declared in Ethiopia, the first in 25 years, following widespread protests across the country, particularly in the Oromia and Amhara regions.