All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drought’

  • Agroecology Project

    Agroecology in Burkina Faso

    The hub of AMURT’s agroecology project in Burkina Faso is the Bissiri model farm and training center located 60 kilometers from the capital, Ouagadougou. The farm demonstrates sustainable technologies such as agro-ecology, agroforestry, crop rotation, integrated pest management, composting, and live fencing.

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  • Beneficiary 20kilo Each Swari E1319762106465

    Samburu Community Assistance Project – Kenya Drought Relief Update

    Our first distribution was on October 13, 2011, in Swari, a community in the Nariminimo location in Samburu East District. The village relief committee had selected the neediest of various vulnerable groups such as but not limited to pregnant and lactating mothers, orphans, the very …

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  • Samburu Women

    Horn of Africa Disaster Response

    2011 Drought The 2011 drought in Kenya was declared a national disaster by President Mwai Kibaki in April of 2011.  Access to food and water had become very scarce, millions of livestock have died, and territorial violence had increased drastically as people competed for patches of …

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