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Conservation Agriculture training


Conservation Agriculture (CA), basically the intersection of agriculture and Sustainable Land Management, is a promising way forward for smallholder and sustenance farmers in Africa who face rising input costs and environment degradation. AWP has always viewed irrigation as a means to extend the growing season(s) in a given area. If irrigation doubles the number of […]

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Impromptu Composting Lessons


Last week we were passing through Mziza to check out the drinking well again. We were hoping for some inspiration on how to make the water safer to drink. What we got was a great image of how compost effects maize. This is a teachable moment 10 months in the making: we taught people how […]

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