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Helping the most vulnerable farmers adapt to climate change – lessons from a Farm Africa project

See on – Africa and Beyond By Jonathan Finnighan Helping the most vulnerable farmers adapt to climate change – lessons from a Farm Africa project The first thing that strikes me about Mwangangi’s farm is that it looks abando… …The … Continue reading

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Posted in Africa-General, Agriculture, Agroforestry, Climate Change, Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Livestock, Research & Development, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Contempory Africa Through European Eyes

A few days ago I was rather amazed to see a photo of my old home, which is located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, in a glossy magazine published in Brussels.  It has been turned into a spiffy little … Continue reading

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Posted in Africa-General, Development, Living here, Neo-colonialism, Social Life, Third World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

An Upcountry Training in Semi-savannah Crop-Livestock-Tree Dynamics

I was delighted to discover that my CD of 100s of pictures, taken before my recent hospital adventure, would work – but only on a computer other than my own!  Great fun to see these pictures, of recent training in … Continue reading

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Research & Development – African Perspectives

Long and meandering blog… Those of us coming from the West (or Western trained) tend to separate technology and its research from the social-political and environmental contexts in which it is (or should be) working. Sometimes that is ‘ok’ – … Continue reading

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