Training is essential for organic farming
Out on SWISSAID partner organisation test fields, thousands of farmers learned which procedures for organic cultivation methods will help them secure a better future. The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) supplied some of the learning materials.
Peas and beans are not peanuts: how small farmers defy poverty
Three quarters of the Tanzanian population are farmers. Many are extremely poor. Their income and nutrition – in short, their entire existence – depend directly on the harvest. The cultivation of pulses should offer families stable nutrition and a secure income.