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The Grass is Always Greener!

This is even true for some Malawians, but they do not accept that for long. ¬†Chigonthi District borders Ngwangwa District in Malawi, Africa. The border between the two areas follows a river¬†and Chigonthi farmers could see a big change last year in the amount of irrigation happening on the opposite bank. Several villages sent farmers […]

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Windmill go!

Second generation windmill at Mziza Demo Garden. We installed the windmill last week, letting it run over the weekend to check for any kinks. We hooked on the pumping rod today and a makeshift pump to see if we could get water into the tank. We did get water all the way to the tank, […]

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Likuni Irrigation underway!

On Friday we began the irrigation training process at NAPHAM’s new site at Likuni in Lilongwe. The irrigation club was well prepared for us, having dug a new well and cleared the first section of their field. First, we went through the initial set up of the pump, a maintenance overview, and how to use […]

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