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War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

JUBA, Aug 21 2014 (IPS) – Along the fertile banks of sub-Saharan Africa’s White Nile, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile River, a war veteran’s co-op is planting for a food secure future in South Sudan, a

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Tanzania: Wise Women Farmers Adapt to Changing Times

On the slopes of Mount Meru, Grace Marko feeds her cows by placing grass and water directly into their trough. This method of zero grazing, in which she keeps her livestock in an enclosed, shaded area, means her cows remain

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Tanzania: Young Farmers Fight Climate Change in Zanzibar

In the small village of Kiombamvua, young Zanzibaris are turning to farming. Drought and sea water intrusion have taken their toll on the island’s farmland, and the young people are trying to combat the effects of climate change. Ali Abeid

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