The Grape Farmer Who Loves Watching Things Grow

Kyenpiya Deshi had no thought of becoming a grape farmer until local demand for the grapes in her back garden pushed her to go “commercial”. Now this lecturer in plant science is growing all kinds of fruit to satisfy huge local demand. Many people find it hard to believe that grapes grow well in KyenpiyaContinue reading “The Grape Farmer Who Loves Watching Things Grow”

This Woman Is One Of the Leaders of Africa’s Agri Revolution

Controversy still surrounds genetically modified (GM) foods in many parts of Africa but for one woman pushing a continental farming revolution, the potential results of planting a crop of modified cowpeas are simply too significant to resist. [responsive id=’49097′ name=’2021/10/Nigeria_cowpea_small.jpg’] It’s been over a year since Nigeria released the world’s first genetically modified cowpea –Continue reading “This Woman Is One Of the Leaders of Africa’s Agri Revolution”