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Food Security Self-Assessment!

One of the most powerful tools that we introduce to farmers is the Food Security Self-Assessment. This is a one-page worksheet that will help a farmers determine if they are food secure, and how much deficit or surplus food they will encounter. We teach the concepts behind the worksheet, most of which are intuitively understood, […]

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What happens after Food Security?

Our goal for the families we teach is for them to have enough food for today, tomorrow, and every day in the future. That’s what we mean by “food security”. But we know from the families in the program that their needs don’t end with having enough food. Many of the families put almost all […]

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The Continuous Harvest

NGWANGWA IRRIGATION PROJECT Farmers know that one growing season, dependent on rainfall alone, is not enough to ensure they will have plenty of food to eat and income to spare. The adopted solution is irrigation to bring in a second growing season. But how about a third growing season? Sounds good and many at Ngwangwa […]

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