Sept. 8, 2011
My perspective writer, Simon Levine, explains how famine can be averted by responding to the right signals, so that interventions are done in time to prevent a crisis. Agnes Luo Laima, who represents small-scale farmers and marketeers in Zambia, describes the biggest challenge her association members face. We also hear from ICRAF researcher Esther Karanja about how fodder shrubs are changing lives in highland Kenya. And we join Thembi Mutch, learning about spices in Zanzibar with farmer Foum Ali Garu.