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Ecological Farming in Africa

Hub | March 16, 2015 at 12:12

Africa is faced with widespread hunger. There is an urgent need to increase farm production to feed a growing population. Governments are pushing for industrial agriculture. A costly choice for both the economy and the environment Greenpeace's...

Financial Benefits Report

Action | August 29, 2014 at 13:52

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Irresponsible Investment – Agrica’s Broken Development Model in Tanzania

Publication | June 17, 2015 at 11:00

Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers through an...

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Financing Ecological Farming in Africa

Publication | May 20, 2015 at 7:00

This report provides a resource to the donor community to facilitate the provision of support to ecological farming across Africa. We define donors broadly to include: governments providing bilateral overseas development assistance, multilateral...

Farmers make more money with ecological farming- Greenpeace

Press release | April 22, 2015 at 10:00

Nairobi, 22nd April – More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today. The report, entitled Fostering economic resilience: The Financial Benefits...

Resilience Reports

Publication | July 29, 2015 at 18:18

Our climate is changing and all over the world we are experiencing more unpredictable and uncertain weather than in the past. Those depending on the weather for their daily bread – farmers and farm workers – are feeling, and will continue to feel...

Sustainable Intensification in Africa feeds the greedy agribusiness

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 12:25

There is an old ironic saying that goes ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’. There is a broader social truth to it: that people, if well fed and nourished, tend to be more content with life.

Aid donors' flagship investment deal causing hardship and displacement in Tanzania

Press release | June 17, 2015 at 15:00

Oakland/Johannesburg/London, June 17 - Norfund, the UK aid department, and Capricorn are funding the British company Agrica’s industrial rice plantation in Mngeta, Tanzania, which is destroying the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, driving them...

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