Malawi Farmers Reaping the Benefits of Climate-Smart Methods

As the climate gets hotter and drier, farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are finding it harder to grow food and earn an income despite being among the smallest contributors of carbon emissions. At Self Help Africa, we’re working to change this – through a range of climate...

Hop harvest provides jobs, stimulates George economy

For the residents of George in the Western Cape, agriculture is an economic lifeline. This is especially true during the six-week hop harvest season which is said to create over 1 500 jobs and injects a revenue of R90 million into the area. George is the only area in...

Consumable and Capital Agricultural Inputs

To maximize production, farmers need to use agricultural inputs to boost their harvest, especially smallholders. Agricultural inputs are any external resources that are applied to the soil to increase farmers’ yields and income. They can be high quality seeds,...