All you need is love… and water

All you need is love… and water

All you need is love... and water ; If you were lucky enough to receive roses this Valentine’s Day, they could well have come from Kenya. Within 24 hours of being cut, millions of roses, like these grown on the banks of the Tana River watershed were whisked off to...
Responding to climate shocks at community level in Kenya

Responding to climate shocks at community level in Kenya

Responding to climate shocks at community level: new profiles offer Kenya a roadmap ; Kenya has been bracing itself for drought since last year. Three in four Kenyans live in rural areas and depend on agriculture – a sector accounting for half of GDP. County Director...
An unlikely weapon against poverty and drought

An unlikely weapon against poverty and drought

Silas Mdoe has a weapon against poverty and drought. It’s so unassuming that most farmers completely overlook it: livestock grass. As this recent study shows, keeping livestock can help farmers like Silas earn more money and put more food on the table, especially...
Sink more carbon in the soil? It’s not that easy

Sink more carbon in the soil? It’s not that easy

Today, December 5th, is World Soil Day. It comes hot on the heels of recent events like the Global Landscapes Forum and 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) in Morocco, which have galvanized the world to act with urgency on the Paris Agreement on climate change....

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