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Fransiska's story: Improved farming, improved living
Good agricultural practices, access to ox ploughs and improved seeds have provided Fransiska with the ability to care for her family. Fransiska John is a widow and mother of three children aged 9, 13 and 15 from Kilimatembo village, Tanzania.  For...
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Pay it forward: bringing home the bacon!
Women farmers in Karatu, Tanzania want access to livestock because livestock can be a lucrative business -- a mature pig of around 80 kgs can fetch $170.  To respond to their priorities, CPAR Tanzania launched a pig campaign last...
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Papayas: delicious, nutritious and income generating!
In 2009, CPAR Tanzania launched Farmers First programs in two districts of Karatu and Bunda. Farmers First programs consist of the formation of farmers’ groups called Farmer Field Schools. They include both men and women who lack access to...
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Boosting Productivity
Womgako Bame is a subsistence farmer responsible for the health and well-being of his five children. He mainly produces maize, sesame, finger millet, and peanuts but was never able to plant and harvest enough to avoid hunger during lean times. Through CPAR...
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