Climate information can help small-scale farmers enhance resilience and reduce risk on their farms.

Reducing risk with climate information

17 May 2016 Blog

By Amy Barthorpe, Head of Business Development Global warming is rearing its ugly head – and it’s making an impact. There’s one thing for sure… uncertainty around climate has become certain. Temperatures are rising and increasingly we are witnessing unpredictable … Read more

Insects are important in the life of a farmer, as pest control, pollinators, and in fertilisation of the soil.

Insects in the life of a farmer

11 May 2016 Blog

By Njoki Thuo, Africa Agriculture Consultant Usually, the word ‘insect’ makes us think of a little flying animal that can sting or bite us, or even ruin our homes. However, despite the general negative view towards insects, they actually play … Read more

Female Farmer

Single parent Clara increased her income

15 March 2016 Case Study

A female farmer tending to her kitchen garden Early one morning in Kaptumo village in Kenya, a female farmer called Clara was preparing to milk her two cows, when she saw that one of her cows was struggling to stand up. The cow had … Read more