For four months of the year the population experiences a shortage of food in our project area in Myanmar (Burma). Farmers attend field schools to learn how to make a living again thanks to sustainable crop cultivation.
Myanmar: Goodbye to hunger - plenty of food 365 days a year
India has been gripped by three years of drought in the villages where SWISSAID’s partner organisations achieve pioneering women’s projects. In particular, this affects single women and their children. Day workers cannot find work, farmers are faced with empty stores, cattle perish – and many people are desperate. The suicide rate rose dramatically last year.
Organic farming helps poor farmers find a way out of poverty and hunger. This video lists the most convincing points.