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Lightening the load for cereal farmers in Ethiopia
In Were Jarso district, Ethiopia, rain patterns affect harvests in different ways. Too little, irregular or too much rain, often causes the same result, lower crop yields and less food. Too much rain creates a water logging problem unique to Were Jarso and...
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Ethiopian women are improving their lives with sheep
W/ro[1] Kibe, aged 50, is a widow living in Borebore village of the Were Jarso District, Ethiopia. She has two daughters and a son. The oldest of the three children is 24 years old and the youngest is 11 years old.She has a hectare of land which she had to...
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Journey to Malawi
It’s dry season in Malawi, with the rains due to start in just a few weeks, which will be welcome relief to the parched land. As we drive along we see the various colours of earth – from rich red clay to a duller beige – for kilometres on...
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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Building Capacity
I’ve written before of how NGOs like CPAR step in to fill gaps where local resources are scarce. It is only together with regional and local government that real progress can be made. Volunteers and natural leaders within each community play key roles...
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