Going Green

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A Successful Agricultural Stimulus in Africa

It is good to see a success story in Africa.

A winner

Input trade fairs boost harvests in Swaziland

Rome/Mbabane – With food prices hitting record highs world wide, FAO is helping implement urgent measures to increase local food production in the most affected countries. A telling example from Swaziland shows how input trade fairs enable poor farmers boost their crops.

Passing through the sloping green fields of Swaziland’s central plains one may well imagine that agriculture is thriving in...(complete article here).

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