Frumentum Farming in Namibia a family success thanks to Massey Ferguson

Rene de Schmid has been familiar with Massey Ferguson tractors since his childhood. “I grew up with them on the farm and remember vividly that our Massey tractors were hardly in the workshop,” he says. Rene grew up on a farm in Namibia, where his father farmed with...

Zambia envisions enhanced livestock investment

The recurring livestock deficit in Zambia has prompted authorities to call sustained investment in the sector to meet local and foreign  demand. Research data available to FRA shows that ruminant livestock numbers in Zambia’s traditional sector comprise an animal...

FAO helps young Tunisian farmer to venture into cheese production

In Béja, Tunisia, Mohamed Ali Gaidi takes his sheep out to graze at dusk. This is his favourite part of the day as he walks with his sheep and observes their health. Growing up in a rural area in one of the poorest parts of the country, Gaidi cultivated his passion...