2016

Length: (4 mins.) ... Date: (Mar 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/kVXZK8FrEYo

International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD's goal is to empower poor rural men and women in developing countries to achieve higher incomes and improved living.

An IFAD Project

In Kenya their traditional crops are failing

In eastern Kenya, the dry season is getting longer. With less rain every year, three out of four maize harvests have failed. Researchers have identified sorghum as a more suitable crop for the changing climate.
Now they have to convince the farmers to make the switch.

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

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