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Posts : September, 2016

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Adoption of FMNR spreads from farmer to farmer in Uganda
27th Sep, 16 | Posted by Loyce Mugisa
Adoption of FMNR spreads from farmer to farmer in Uganda

“When I left trees in my garden, people laughed at me. Now when they saw my crop yield they started imitating what I did as you can see for yourself,” says Lawrence. “We are three champions in this village, and most farmers have now replicated what we are doing.”

Implementing Market Systems Programs in Fragile Contexts
21st Sep, 16 | Posted by Andy Hunter
Implementing Market Systems Programs in Fragile Contexts

Imagine for a minute that you are a farmer in a harsh climate with a short and fragile growing season. You rely on your farm for a majority of your income as well as a large portion of the food you provide for your growing family. Imagine as well,...

The first thousand days – Nurture, Knowledge and Nutrition
10th Sep, 16 | Posted by Jane Ogilvie
The first thousand days – Nurture, Knowledge and Nutrition

This initiative is supported by Aged Care Channel and Aussie Farmers Direct  Emerging from under the starched turquoise hospital sheets, Josh gave a startled cry and was whisked onto the stainless steel scales to be measured and to undergo his Apgar score. Scoring high on his first real test in...

Why an Aussie blogger hosted a birthing kit baby shower
9th Sep, 16 | Posted by Amy Darcy
Why an Aussie blogger hosted a birthing kit baby shower

"... but I wanted to do something to help those women who weren’t as fortunate as I was. Vision Sisters seemed the perfect way to make a practical and positive impact in reducing mortality rates for mothers and newborns."

International Literacy Day turns 50!
8th Sep, 16 | Posted by Craig Geddes
International Literacy Day turns 50!

We're celebrating the 50th year of International Literacy Day with a look at how our largest literacy program is transforming the education of children around the world.