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Mixed Cropping: A Successful Organic Strategy for Small Farmers

Long before Europeans were on the scene, Africans were practicing companion, or mixed cropping (or planting), which is a highly successfully strategy for outwitting many bugs and diseases. Continue here:  Mixed Cropping: A Successful Organic Strategy for Small Farmers.

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It’s That Time of the Year Again: Rice Harvesting and Processing

The rice harvesting season is now just about over here along Lake Tanganyika.  It is the number-one income earner for many families.  If possible, the rice is stored for a few months until the price increases.  Below: Rice of several … Continue reading

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