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Farmer Field Schools in Action
It is one thing to sit in Toronto and read and write reports about project activities. It is an entirely different thing to witness them first hand. Last week I had the opportunity to visit a number of CPAR’s project sites in Ethiopia. After...
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Knowledge is power
Zegera Thomas has been farming for much of his life. At age 32, he and his wife Chausiku James, have four daughters to support from their on farm income. Zegera joined a Farmers Field School (FFS) group in Kambugu village and holds a position of local...
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Hope for the future
W/ro Tigist, 32, is one of the members of a farmer field school organized for small ruminant production in Yayebena Kebele of Were-Jarso woreda. Tigist is a divorcee living with her mother whom she supports. She is trying to provide for her mother and...
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Gender Equality: Activism against gender violence
We are excited to share with you a story that was featured in our partner USAID’s 16 days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic...
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