Tomato Marketing

Self Help AfricaCase Study, Tanzania, Zambia

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Rising out of the surrounding marshes is a hillock on which Chali Mange Llishebo and his sons and nephews are involved in the small-scale commercial production of tomatoes and cabbage.One of 73 local members of the Lui Farmers Commodity Group, his half-acre plot has been a hive of activity in … Read More

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Esther Zimba

Self Help AfricaCase Study, Zambia

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“I lived a life without much hope. This Kid you see was left by my late sister when he was only three days old. I struggled to bring him up because I had no source of any income”. “Self Help Africa has brought hope to my life because of the … Read More

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Doctor of Crops

Self Help AfricaCase Study, Malawi

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Lead farmer Frederick Msiska from Malawi. Fredrick (the ‘Doctor of Crops’) is a very dynamic and innovative farmer who has adopted practically every sustainable agriculture practice known! He gave us a tour of his fields which included 9000+ maize plants and 3000+ groundnuts all looking very healthy and grown with … Read More

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A Couple of Model Farmers

Self Help AfricaCase Study, Malawi

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Farmers Laurence and Margaret Malikita are an inspiration to their friends and neighbours in Libwalo village, in Malawi’s Nsondole Project area, outside Zomba. They are members of the Libwalo Village Farmers Club established by Self Help in the late 1990’s to promote improved irrigation and farming practices in the community. Laurence … Read More

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Almaz: Carer, Provider, Entrepreneur

Self Help AfricaCase Study, Ethiopia

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Almaz Tadsaa stands in her one and half hectare field of malt barley in the Oromia region of Ethiopia…Demand for the crop has been growing locally, including from a malting factory which is not too far away, further down the valley. With funding from Irish Aid, Self Help Africa is … Read More

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Market Gardening in Burkina Faso

Self Help AfricaCase Study, West Africa

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Villagers in Dassui are so pleased with the market gardening project that they started in early 2009, that they already want to extend the project, and bring more of their neighbours into the scheme. 41 villagers are members of the ‘Wenden Kondo’ (‘God Will Provide) group, and have produced harvests … Read More

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Poverty reduction in Northern Ghana through sustainable agriculture interventions and enterprise development

Self Help AfricaCase Study, West Africa

A project that seeks to build climate change resilience amongst small-holder farming communities is being implemented by local partners TRAX-Ghana. Work is taking place in the Dachio and Pelunga areas of Upper East Region, and Mozio and Pagnatik Zones in Northern Ghana. The project aims to build the resilience of … Read More

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