Helping the rice farmers in Ngoketunjia, Cameroon
Started Jan 18, 2015
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tamara Oct 21, 2012.
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Last year we imported rotary weeders from India to help the farmers. The farmers found the weeders extremely useful - they helped to solve the problem of back breaking manual labour.
This year we asked the farmers to manufacture these locally; this initiative was managed by the women. The women found the workers, supervised the work and the…
Posted on May 25, 2015 at 7:00am
With the introduction of SRI, we taught the farmers to use organic…Continue
Posted on January 18, 2015 at 4:00pm
The farmers are continuing to use the techniques that we taught them last year and continue to expand the area that they will use these techniques; for example the Church Street Farmers are expanding on the use of SRI from a small demonstration plot to 5 rooms.
So for the…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2014 at 12:44pm