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Creating change in Tanzania
Regina Aloyce... How Farmer Field Schools Changed Her Life When Regina Aloyce first joined the Jikomboe Farmer Field School her crop production was very low. Regina was averaging six bags of maize per acre and two bags of pigeon peas per acre – and...
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Gender Equality - Women growing stronger through conservation Agriculture
With a husband and three kids to feed, Perusi Mawazo, 36, of Sarawe village, Bunda District, Tanzania was frustrated by her low levels of production and lack of access to knowledge and capital to improve the situation. She struggled to find enough food to...
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Farmers apply ‘cluster’ approach to increase yields
In Jarso District, Ethiopia, farmers participating in the Farmers First Food Security and Livelihood improvement program are working together towards a common goal. Sisay Wege explained that she and the members of her Farmer Field School (FFS) group have...
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Hard work inspires community to follow footsteps
Asnakech Beyene is a 35 year old mother of four from the Shenkora Shesheng kebele (small village) located in Warka, Ethiopia. There they farm a small, half hectare of land which used  to support the family. Due to the small land size Asnakech recalls, ...
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