No 159 - June-July 2012

Banks and agriculture

Commercial banks that are less reluctant to enter the rural sector, more enterprising producers, proactive policies… Offering agricultural finance Read More


Can money grow on trees?

Carbon credits have been developed as a tool to combat climate change. But do schemes based Read More

• Nathan Ndoro's Viewpoint

• Field report from Uganda


Quinton Naidoo

Commercial tips for small-scale farmers

Small-scale farmers need to tap into the commercial market if they are to survive, says the head of an NGO that aims to give producers a more business-like Read More



A flourishing market

Onions are one of West Africa’s most dynamic sectors. A steady rise in production reflects the attraction of this crop for farmers. But the region still Read More