Bolivia: The Alpaca Connection

November 2013
On Bolivia's high Andean plain, 4,500 metres above sea level, alpacas and llamas are becoming big business for poor ranchers. 

Burkina Faso: Waiting for the rain

September 2013
Weather patterns are becoming more unpredictable in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso. Farmers say the rainy season that once began regularly in June is often delayed and when the rain finally does come the sudden force and volume of water can cause flooding and destroy crops. 

The Gambia: Reclaiming the Land

December 2012

In The Gambia, women often farm on degraded, unproductive land. The more fertile land is usually reserved for men. But things are changing. 

Kenya: Growing with the Flow

December 2012
Like thousands of poor farmers living on the slopes of East Mount Kenya, Christine Mugure Munene used to depend on seasonal rains to water her crops. Now she has water whenever she wants. 
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