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Monday, February 16, 2015
11 reasons we're celebrating the Year of the Goat
We're gettting in the 'goat celebrating' spirit. This week, several countries in Asia are celebrating the Year of the Goat during Chinese New Year.We love goats too.Across Asia, these four-legged friends are changing the lives of families.How? By raising goats, families are able to sell them and earn income – putting food on the table, keeping children in school and ensuring families can go to the doctor when they need to.But other farm animals raised for livestock do that too.
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Edward in his nursery
Edward leads the way through cocoa farming
Edward is a cocoa farmer, buyer, and supplier from Siwai in south Bougainville. He resides in Tinputs of north Bougainville where he claims is one of the best places to farm cocoa. Edward is a lead farmer under World Visions Productive Partnership in Agriculture Project (PPAP), funded by the PNG government, World Bank, European Union, and the International Fund for Agriculture Development. Edward has supplied over 80000 cocoa seedlings to more than 4000 PPAP farmers in Bougainville in the last three years. He owns one of the biggest nurseries and plantations in North Bougainville and helps local farmers by buying their produce, and saving them the trouble of travelling to buyers. Edward is grateful for World Visions help, as he shares his knowledge with his fellow farmers and helps them get the best from their cocoa.
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Re-greening degraded land in Ghana
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He started a grocery with just $40.
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Tree farming boosts profits for East African farmers
Tree farming boosts profits for East African farmersA majority of East African communities rely on crop and livestock production as their main source of livelihood. However, yields from these sectors have been dwindling over the years as a result of environmental degradation and climate change. To help farmers mitigate these adverse effects of climate change and boost household incomes, World Vision rolled out a tree planting initiative known as Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in East Africa.
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