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Building sustainable futures in Kenya through regenerative agriculture

24 April 2024

With funding from the IKEA Foundation through AGRA, Farm Africa is supporting 50,000 farmers in Kenya to promote regenerative agriculture methods, which build farmers’ resilience to climate extremes, improve soil health and boost yields.

Why a food-secure future means focusing on smallholder farmers

20 November 2023

To yield the increased food security the world’s growing population so desperately needs in the face of climate change, it’s vital that support is focused on smallholder farmers, the people producing the majority of the food in the developing world, writes Farm Africa Chief Executive Dan Collison. 

Value added snax… Tanzanian sorghum growers' new take on popcorn

19 September 2023

With support from Farm Africa, the Mwagnaza women's group in Dodoma, Tanzania, has developed a range of sorghum-based snacks that they sell in the market and around neighbouring villages. This includes “popsorghum” (imagine popcorn but made from sorghum), as well as very fine biscuits made from sorghum flour – like a nutty shortbread.

Markets, gender, and climate-smart agriculture: three steps to success for Ugandan coffee farmers

10 August 2023

A blog by Caroline Asiimwe, writing about her recent visit to the coffee-growing districts of southwestern Uganda, which exposed her to the harsh realities of the diverse effects of climate change on smallholder coffee farming systems.

Five steps to reducing livestock's impact on the environment

19 July 2023

Having seen the devastating effects of deforestation in other parts of the country, former soldier Gizaw is now a committed environmentalist. He’s proud of the five steps he’s taking, with support from Farm Africa, to raise healthy, high-yielding livestock in a way that protects the environment.