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Citi FM reporter wins award for innovative storytelling

By: Carolyn Thompson ACCRA, Ghana – Nana Boakye-Yiadom trudged through marshy and flooded fields after more than an hour riding on the..

November 12, 2013 with 0 Comments

In the field, literally

Just like in most countries, Easter is followed by a four-day week here in Sierra Leone. That normally equates to less being achieved,..

April 7, 2013 with 1 Comment

Down the road to BASCO

Vida sits in a scratched wooden chair beneath the only coconut tree in a clearing. She has a series of line scars next to her eyes and..

March 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Linking farmers to markets one SMS at a time

For smallholder farmers across Malawi, crop production is merely half of the battle. The real challenge comes postharvest, when the race..

March 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

Gutter gardens: MH-37’s toxic run-off

Accra’s Military Hospital No. 37, was built during the Second World War and it’s obsolescence is becoming evident. About a year..

February 11, 2012 with 0 Comments

Gutter gardens: MH-37's toxic run-off

Accra’s Military Hospital No. 37, was built during the Second World War and it’s obsolescence is becoming evident. About a year..

February 11, 2012 with 0 Comments

Malawi abandons tobacco for crop diversification (and food security)

This past season, Henry Tambula saw his farm narrowly avoid financial ruin. “I’ve grown tobacco for 25 years,” he said on the..

October 10, 2011

Malawi’s national addiction

“There’s no food if there’s no nsima.” Or so I learned from a former colleague as he stared disapprovingly at my grilled cheese..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Malawi's national addiction

“There’s no food if there’s no nsima.” Or so I learned from a former colleague as he stared disapprovingly at my grilled cheese..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
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