Helping Lake Tana fight the Water Hyacinth menace

Helping Lake Tana fight the Water Hyacinth menace

Lake Tana besieged by the deadly hyacinth. Authors: Lulseged Tamane and Wuletawu Abera Lake Tana is the most important freshwater lake in Ethiopia, holding up to 50% of the country’s water and serving as the main source of the Blue Nile, which provides valuable...
Transformed livelihoods empowering rural women in Rwanda

Transformed livelihoods empowering rural women in Rwanda

Xaverine on her wheat farm. In April 2018, heavy rains pounded the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda with torrents of water washing down to Burera Village causing flooding and destroying property as they went along. Ms. Xaverine Nyiransabimana, a widow, is one of the...
Video: How Iron Beans Gained Ground in Rwanda

Video: How Iron Beans Gained Ground in Rwanda

Originally posted by HarvestPlus at https://www.harvestplus.org/knowledge-market/in-the-news/video-how-iron-beans-gained-ground-rwanda “We eat these beans at home. I saw change in my child, who became healthier and weighed very well,” says Jaqueline Mushimiyimana, a...
Milking opportunity in the foothills of Mount Kenya

Milking opportunity in the foothills of Mount Kenya

Children at Simon and Sylvia’s dairy farm in Meru, Kenya, drinking milk. (Photo: Georgina Smith). Written by Georgina Smith and Rosemary Nzuki. When Simon and Sylvia Kiruja started their farm three years ago, they never imagined it would get so big they would need a...

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