Month: May 2011

Community promoters assessing yields

The community promoters are visiting the 200 farmers doing participatory experiments on climate change adaptation to measure yields and assess the experiments to date. Lizzie Shumba, the SFHC Coordinator, is hopeful that the experiments will yield good results… Read More

Foreign Policy article highlights SFHC

Our work has been called a ‘third way’ for addressing hunger and food insecurity in the Global South, in a recent article by Raj Patel in Foreign Policy: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/04/can_the_world_feed_10_billion_people?page=full Dr. Patel visited SFHC in 2009 to learn more… Read More

SFHC story on Radio-Canada website

A story about SFHC’s work has been highlighted on ‘The Link’ a Radio-Canada website focused on the links between Africans and Canadians: http://africa.rcinet.ca/2011/05/04/malawian-small-scale-farmers-improve-skills-with-help-from-researchers-in-canada-and-malawi/ Rachel Bezner Kerr and Paul Mkandawire were both interviewed for this story.