The National Seed Policy- A Threat to the Smallholder Farmer?

In September of 2016, Kusamala in collaboration with the African Centre fo Biodiverity (ACB) released a field report titled: Farmer-managed seed systems in Dowa, Malawi: A legacy of eroded confidence and agricultural diversity after decades of Green Revolution...

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Inspired from diversity, Herrsching works!

Inspired from diversity, Herrsching works!

Contributed by Chisomo Kamchacha and Tiwonge Nkosi After every two years, the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture hosts the International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth, an event which has been held at the house of Bavarian Agriculture in Herrsching,...

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New volunteer, new project

New volunteer, new project

Contributed by Oliver Ehler who joined Kusamala in 2016 as a volunteer from Germany under the Weltwaerts program. After learning all he could on permaculture, Oliver went straight to work in starting his own permaculture project. Here is what he has to say about his...

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Capacity Building for Our Project Staff

Capacity Building for Our Project Staff

In the past week Kusamala was active in training our new project staff in introductory permaculture principals. Participants in the 5 day training included staff from our Mwana Alirenji Organic Farming project in Ntcheu, staff from our Multisectoral Food and Nutrition...

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