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Gender Equality - A woman’s worth
Veronica Makongoro is a FFS group facilitator, and like many female participants in the Fields to Families project, says that her position within the family and the community has changed for the better as a result. In 2012 Veronica joined an FFS group that...
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Gender Equality - Transforming gender relations
Queen Khamis has been an FFS member in Nyangere, Bunda District since 2013. In the beginning, her husband Khamis James was very hesitant to let her join the group, but despite his reluctance, Queen became an active participant and over time Queen’s...
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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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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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