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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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Cassava: The food security crop
In Tanzania, cassava root is considered a staple vegetable and is a life-line for many farmers living in poverty. Not only does it provide a high source of carbohydrates, it is capable of growing in less than fertile soil and is one of the most drought...
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Environment Conservation - Farmers first program conserves land and ensures healthy futures
Daudi Makongoro, 91, is married to Tabu Makongoro and together they have 10 children. In 2009, he joined CPAR’s CIDA-funded Farmers First program in Ragata, Tanzania. Daudi and Tabu have always relied on farming for income but land conditions in the...
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A balanced, nutritious diet - Growing strong villages in Tanzania
Mwabia Bagaile is a resident of the Ragata village in the Bunda District, Tanzania. She has four children, three girls and one boy.  As a way to earn income for the household, Mwabia sells chicken and eggs at the local market. Despite having access to...
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