Female Farmers at the Anchor Farm Project in Malawi- Blog 11/14/2013

Photo by: Max W. Orenstein / Clinton Foundation
Friday
Nov 15
2013

Practicing Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa

It is a moral outcry that almost 1 billion people go hungry to bed every night. At the same time climate change has devastating effects on our food production woldwide. The only solution is to double our food production in a climate smart way.

The Benefits of Soya- Blog 08/02/2013

Photo credit: Max Orenstein / Clinton Foundation
Friday
Aug 02
2013

The Benefits of Soya

The Clinton Development Initiative established the Anchor Farm Project in 2008 to help smallholder farmers in Malawi create sustainable farming solutions and increase their income. Since then, the project has expanded to include four 1,000 hectare “anchor” farms that partner with more than 21,000 local smallholder farmers, and provide them with access to quality...

AGOA and the Emerging African Market

Jul 13, 2012
When President Clinton signed the African Growth and Opportunity Act into law in 2000, he ushered in a new era of relations between the U.S. and the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of AGOA, the U.S. engagement on the continent is no longer solely predicated on a donor-recipient relationship...

Soy Cooperative Brings Profits to Community

Jul 9, 2012
Kopama is a soybean production cooperative based in the Rwinkwavu sector, in Rwanda’s Eastern Province, that has benefited from improved inputs and training. Last season, Kopama, which has a total of 31 members (18 men and 13 women), produced soybean seeds on a plot of nine hectares, from which they harvested nearly 20,000 kilograms of soy. This dramatically...