Working without enough to eat – that was a normal part of daily life for rice farmers in Shan State, Myanmar. SWISSAID supports men and women to set up local village development committees. This helps them to improve their living conditions independently.
Myanmar: When rice is getting scarce...
Organic farming helps poor farmers find a way out of poverty and hunger. This video lists the most convincing points.
It’s actually absurd: although the region is fertile, almost the only onions available in Guinea-Bissau are imported from Senegal and Holland. But domestic cultivation only has positives: it is an effective way of fighting hunger and providing families with urgently needed cash.