The harvest at the Chereponi Farming Project is just around the corner. And there is reason for hope. Plant growth is good, and the crops have begun to ripen. This is due to two central aspects.
Since April, 19 mentors have been working with the trainees in the Gambian training project to develop their future business plans. This is all the more necessary as none of the trainees has start-up capital to finance their agricultural venture. Now the first plans are in place.
Time plays a major role in agriculture – climate change is exacerbating the time factor. What does this mean for our project in northern Ghana? And what can we do?
Of course, horticulture is determined by many factors – for profitability, time is a very crucial factor. Likewise for business planning.
In January, we had presented the mentoring program to you, and now the young people of our Gambian Youth Project are in the midst of calculations about their future business idea.
The year 2020 was one of the three warmest years since temperature records began and characterized by extreme weather. This is confirmed by the WMO Climate Report 2020. What does this mean for our project regions?
In an issue of “The Voice”, an online newspaper in The Gambia, the youth training project is described as a center of excellence.
Mother Earth sounds like tender care, like protection and security, food and life. Yet in many places around the world we see a strange understanding of “subdue the earth.” Thoughts on Earth Day.
The Chereponi Farming Project started a new expansion phase at the beginning of March. Despite challenges, the first important milestone has been reached. Now it is time to wait for the rain. more…
Even an organically managed garden is not immune to pests, but we use natural means to maintain soil and plant health in our Gambian youth education project. Also for the benefit of consumers.