"Following a training by (FYF partner) Lomadef I decided to make a compost pit near my house. The maize seeds must get more nutrients from compost as the plants seem so healthy. I'm also now growing groundnuts and vegetables. I sold these last year and made enough money to buy a goat." Catherine Betchimani, Malawi.
In rural India and Malawi lots of families struggle to feed their families for six months of the year.
We provide training in sustainable farming techniques such as:
We think that techniques like these are appropriate for the farmers we work with because they are low cost, easy to adopt and provide harvests all year round.
Want to find out more? Download an information sheet we put together about sustainable farming techniques or visit our resources page and download our position papers on sustainable farming to see if you agree with what we have to say.
Just £20 could train a farmer in sustainable farming practices. Donate now!
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