Ecology

Sunrise over Ethiopia
Ethiopia’s Record-Breaking Day of Tree Planting

In global reforestation news, Ethiopia’s recent tree planting campaign breaks the record for the most trees planted in a single day.

Malawi: Lead Farmers Filling the Gap to Combat Drought and the Fall Armyworm

With inconsistent weather patterns, and the recent rise of the Fall Armyworm, crop yields across the country have fallen alarmingly over the last three seasons. Now, the government of Malawi is equipping rural subsistence farmers with the skills and equipment to deal with such challenges.

Fall Armyworm Hampers Malawi Farmers’ Recovery Efforts

Across large parts of Africa, recovery efforts from Cyclone Idai are being hampered by the increasing threat of the Fall Armyworm.

A bug's eye view of an organic wheat farm.
What Does Organic Mean Anyway?

We explore the agricultural usage of the term ‘organic’, and the difference between conventional and organic farming.