Solar Powered Irrigation and how it works

Solar irrigation uses the sun’s energy to power a pump which supplies water to crops and increases yields and profits for small farms. Solar irrigation system works when the pumps used for transporting the water are equipped with solar cells. Here, the solar energy...

Water and agriculture ; prospects for more efficient and sustainable use

Of all the resources needed for the planet and for life, water is undoubtedly the most important of all. “Blue gold” also plays a fundamental role in various activities which guarantee sustenance to the whole global population. Agriculture above all, a sector that is...

Book Launch: Healthy Soil for Healthy Communities

AFSA & SKI are delighted to announce the publication of a new book on agroecological practices: Healthy Soil for Healthy Communities – An Introduction to Soil Health Practices for Africa. There is a growing awareness across Africa that we need to improve the...